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the career
mentoring program.

Boost your career or business through our mentoring program.

150+ global leaders

from 50+ countries ready to share their experience and network

6 months

to develop your confidence, leadership skills & connections

limitless learnings

learn from those who've #beenthere and #donethat to elevate your career

Our mentoring program connects the next generation of female leaders to global decision-makers of today passionate about sharing their valuable know-how and network.


No matter if you’re just about getting started with your career, stepping up that career ladder, leading a successful company or you're feeling a bit lost - having a mentor is ALWAYS a good idea.

You get face to face honest advice, valuable feedback and industry know-how you just cannot find on Google. We’ve put together a panel of top-notch international leaders, investors and managers that are sure to help you skyrocket your career.

what is the mentoring program about? 

Our mentoring program gives you access to one of our 150+ global industry leaders. Over the course of 6 month you'll have the chance for 1:1 (online or offline) sessions with your dedicated mentor to pick their brain, receive feedback and guidance or get introductions to their vast networks. The timing and locations of your sessions is totally up to you and your mentor.

is the mentoring program right for you?


for professionals

with the feeling that there is "more out there" for you

spoiler: there is!

founders & business owners


you're busy building your business or side project and would like to have a sparring partner or industry insights


career change

you would like to get started in a different field or country or you're coming back after a break


hunting for a promotion


you want to be prepared when it comes to taking the next step or for negotiating a raise or promotion

Yes, our mentoring program is open to all ambitious women across all industries and professions, no matter your label - founders, corporate leaders, young professionals, mindset is what makes the difference!

applications are open.


spring 2022
batch begins

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deadline extended






how to join the program.

1. Become a 

To join the program you have to be an active member. Become a member here if you're not part yet. 

2. Choose your

Make sure to choose your mentor based on your current and future career goals. Use the filter to narrow your results. 

3. Fill out the

You'll be asked to add a motivational message which helps mentors decide whether you would be a good fit.

4. Get selected by
your mentor

Our top-notch mentors hand pick their mentees based on who they think could benefit most from this mentorship. 

5. Start your mentoring sessions

You'll get introduced to your mentor via mail and can schedule your first session with them. We recommend 3-6 sessions in total.

proudly introducing our mentors.

We have brought together some of the most sought-after women & men – founders, managers, artists, you name it – who want to work with YOU and help you taking the next steps, wherever this might be leading you.

All our handpicked mentors are well-known for their vast experience and know-how. If you feel a little overwhelmed by the selection, just use the filter on the side and search for your best match. Please visit this page on your desktop to see all options.

Do you feel you want to contribute as well? Learn more about becoming a mentor here


Build a network for a lifetime.


Check out our FAQ below or drop us a line, we're answering all your questions.

F A Q s

Does the mentoring program cost anything?

Nope - but you do have to be an active member of the female factor. The membership starts at 1 € a day. For more info visit our membership page.

Can I apply for more than one mentor?

Yes, you can apply for up to three mentors. Please note, every mentor requires a personalized motivation letter.

I'm having trouble deciding who to apply for, how do you pick a good mentor?

That all depends on your career goals for the upcoming months- so ask yourself where do you want to be in half a year or year from now. Do you want to expand your company in a certain field? Start your own company? Or side business? Do you want to gain a particular skill set? Or maybe you want to move up within your corporation? Choosing a good mentor FOR YOU depends on a lot of things. But we’ve seen that a good mentor mentee relationship and successful outcomes mainly depends on good chemistry aka. you two get along and that the person can give you relevant advice and know-how that will help to excel in YOUR personal career. So ask yourself: “Will I vibe well with this person?” “How is their career and experience relevant to mine?” “How will it help me get to where I want to be in a certain period of time?” "How could my mentor actually benefit from my knowhow and skillset?"

How long is the mentoring period running?

The official mentoring period is for half a year. The current one will be kicking off in April until October 2021. However, some of the mentors will still be happy to support you after that period or even become friends.

Can I apply for a mentor who lives in another city?

Absolutely. We encourage you to apply for mentors in other cities as well, especially if you have a certain goal, eg. expanding or establishing a business there or looking for a job in another country or if you're eager to get to know another culture.

How can I become a mentor myself?

Feel free to check out our mentors page here.