IxDA Mentorship Initiative: Status and Plea for Volunteers

17 May 2009 - 9:28am
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jkolko
2010

Hi,

I'm writing to update the group on the status of the IxDA Mentorship
Initiative. The team has put together a preliminary document, which you can
download here:

http://www.ixda.org/download/ixda_mentorship_01.pdf - this document explores
some "best practices", and then proposes two short term Mentorship systems.

At this point, we need 3 things from the larger IxDA group:

1. Feedback on the two short-term proposals included in the document

2. Volunteers to participate in implementing the two-term proposals

3. Volunteers to begin exploring a longer term Mentorship system

Please let me know if you would like to get involved; please, if you offer
to get involved, BE PREPARED TO *BE* INVOLVED and spend some time on this
important activity. A solid mentorship platform can do wonders for both the
people involved and also for our profession at large.

Thanks, and thanks to the existing Mentorship team for their hard work.

Jon

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