About Us

Mentoring the WISE (MTW) is a ‘not for profit’ initiative of The Final Flourish.
The core mission of MTW is to inspire, support and enable the ‘Women Inspired to Shine & Excel’. Through this initiative, women will be mentored to pursue their dreams and goals as Professionals or Entrepreneurs.
MTW is designed to enable women, in various phases of their career, to succeed, by providing the career guidance and resources needed to achieve success and fulfilment.
Our mission is to create a community of professionals who are committed to supporting each other in their journey towards senior leadership roles.

At ‘Mentoring the Women Inspired to Shine & Excel’ we BELIEVE IN

  • The power of women and men supporting women
  • Providing the enablers and confidence to ask for more
  • Empowering women to own up their career decisions with ease
  • Learning from PROFESSIONALS who have walked the path
  • Speaking honestly about the road to success
  • Synergies – the whole is always greater than sum of parts
  • A commitment to the generations of women who came before us and to those who will come after us

And by building this community together, WE WILL PROPEL PROGRESS for our community.

MTW provides a platform to the WISE where you can-

  1. Seek specific professional guidance from the Mentors from various industries
  2. Interact with Mentors through live sessions on relevant topics
  3. Network with fellow WISE and share experiences
  4. Share your unique WISE stories with the wider community
  5. Express your thoughts and beliefs through Blogs and articles
  6. Remain informed about the trends related to WISE

Mentor the WISE will strictly adhere to the following ethos-

  1. Personal information shared by the WISE will remain confidential
  2. WISE will NOT reach out to the MENTORS for seeking JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FAQs

  • What is different in this initiative?

    MTW initiative is different on the following aspects:

    1. Panel of mentors are all established leaders in their field
    2. All the mentors passionately believe in the cause of promoting more women to take up senior leadership roles in the industry
    3. The panel of mentors have ‘been there done that’ and hence will mentor based on their personal experience
    4. MTW is a platform to empower and enable WISE to follow their dream careers.
    5. MTW is not a platform for promoting people or business
    6. MTW is NOT a JOB portal and soliciting for jobs will be categorically discouraged
  • Why mentoring?

    Mentoring allows the mentees to get different perspective of their challenges and situation. It also provides access to consult professionals who have faced similar situations and have managed them successfully. The challenges could be around Identity Conflict, culture, tacit guilt of professional decisions taken in the past, conflict between decisions taken.
  • Who should sign up?

    Women Entrepreneurs, Women professionals aspiring for Senior leadership roles, women returning from sabbatical, women professionals contemplating on going on sabbatical.
  • How will I benefit?

    MTW initiative provides a platform to get advice on upskilling as well as handholding in the form of mentoring. It also provides a platform for networking with other WISE. The combination of these will enable women to pursue their dreams of a fulfilling career.
  • Why men mentors?

    Men mentors on the panel, strongly believe in the cause and will contribute in 3 ways, namely-

    1. They will be a source of inspiration for other men to understand the challenges and aspirations of professional WOMEN better.
    2. They will be catalysts in changing the stereotypical mind-sets of other men.
    3. During the course of mentoring, men mentors will be able to share perspectives of other men with the WISE
  • How can I contribute?

    You can share your success stories and how you overcame specific challenges successfully for other women to draw inspirations from. In addition, you can also refer other women who need guidance to join this initiative and benefit from it.
  • Confidentiality?

    All the information shared by the WISE will remain absolutely confidential unless the WISE herself wants the information to be shared with other WISE for the purpose of networking.
  • Will the mentors help find (better) jobs ?

    NO. This initiative is strictly meant for seeking guidance. Requesting mentors to refer the WISE for jobs is not in the scope of this initiative.