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Measuring the impact of your mentorship program: Insights from Open Life Science

Yehudi, Yo; Sharan, Malvika

This talk was given by Yo Yehudi on 15 April 2021. It was organised by ESCALATOR, a project of the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR). Representatives from eight existing mentorship programmes presented their initiatives with specific focus on five core topics: - Programme content/mentee projects - Pairing mentors/mentees - Mentor recruitment/reward/support - Measuring impact - Post programme support

Participating programmes included: - Open Life Science - Zindi Mentorship Programme - CORE Africa Research Mentorship Scheme (CARMS) - She Code Africa Community Mentorship Project - WanaData - Deep Learning Indaba Mentorship Programme - Open Education for a Better World Online Mentoring Programme More information is available at

All videos from this event are on YouTube:

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