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Mentoring for Diversity & Inclusion
The need to prioritise diversity and inclusion in business is more important than ever. A diverse and inclusive organisation is one that employs and equally supports people of all genders, races, religions, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, backgrounds, appearances, and cultures.
Mentoring programs boosted minority representation at the management level from 9% to 24%
As well as promotion and retention rates for minorities and women from 15% to 38%
How mentoring improves Diversity
Mentoring programs with a Diversity focus aim to empower minority employees by developing their skills, working towards goals, and building their internal network.
With mentoring increasing advancement rates, this diversifies the talent pipeline and increases fair representation in leadership positions.
How mentoring improves Inclusion
Inclusive companies are ones in which everyone feels heard.
By making mentoring an integral part of your company culture, you will foster human connection and knowledge sharing amongst all your employees, contributing to a diverse and thriving workplace.
50:50 gender balance in senior leadership roles in 2020
LVMH set a goal to achieve a 50:50 gender ratio across their senior leadership positions in 2020.
One of their strategies for getting there was mentoring.
Guider were delighted to work with LVMH on this ambition, creating an impactful mentoring program to empower women across the group.
"This programme has been a great learning experience, and an extremely enriching process working with mentors from bigger and completely different sectors within the group."
Head of Brand Image, Nicholas Kirkwood
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Mentoring is a proven method of improving diversity and inclusion within a business.
In this guide, we cover the principles of using mentoring for D&I initiatives, and how to plan, run and measure the impact of the programmes.
Driving inclusion with reverse mentoring
In response to their Black Action Plan, Deloitte launched a reverse mentoring scheme where their Senior Partners were mentored by junior colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds.
Hear from Nadine Dyer, Hazel Ijomah and Martyn Sullivan on the experience, and the impact of the programme on inclusion within Deloitte.
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