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The Women in Drinks Council in partnership with Serendis Leadership Consulting has launched
a new diversity initiative: The Women in Drinks Mentoring Program. This structured cross-industry mentoring program is designed to help talented women develop their readiness for leadership roles
while educating senior leaders and influencers in the drinks industry on the benefits, enablers and
barriers to women in their organisations and the sector.

The Program brings together participants at two levels:

  • Mentees (all women) who are looking to progress their careers to leadership level in the drinks industry
    with a minimum of 10 years’ professional experience.
  • Mentors (men and women) who are decision makers in senior positions and who have extensive
    professional experience.

Companies from across the industry support the initiative with the following key objectives:

  • For Mentors to enhance their awareness and inclusive leadership capabilities through reflections
    triggered by their mentee’s perspectives and participation in forums with their peers across the industry
  • For Mentees to gain new perspectives to advance their career and develop powerful professional connections and sponsors.

The program is a unique 6-month experience that includes:

  • Highly experiential, interactive workshops for mentees
  • Facilitated group discussions with mentors
  • A rigorous matching process with mentees and mentors expected to meet 6 to 8 times on a
    one-to-one basis.

Serendis Mentoring Program flyer.pdf