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Category: Case Studies

Mujina’s Story

Mujina Kaindama, Senior Policy Advisor at the Department for International Trade Mujina is mentoring Jess, a participant on the 2020/21 UpRising Leadership x One Million Mentors Programme.  My family is originally from Zambia and I think some of the issues that are associated with moving countries

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Nafis’s Story

Ongoing Professional Development: Nafis's Story Nafis signed up for a mentor while applying for graduate jobs after university. He managed to secure his first role shortly after meeting his mentor, Charles Randell CBE, in autumn 2020, and will continue to receive mentoring due to the ongoin benefit

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Charles’s Story

Charles Randell CBE, Chairman, Financial Conduct Authority Charles is mentoring a young person living in East London on the 2020/21 mentoring programme.  I am currently the Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority, which is a role I took on around three years ago. In practice I did quite a lo

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Phoebe’s Story

Getting My Foot in the Door: Phoebe's Story Phoebe, an alum of the UpRising Environmental Leadership and 1MM mentoring programmes, was struggling to get her foot in the door in environmental construction until we connected her with a 1MM  mentor, Jayne, in the summer of 2020.  What did you study

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Hifsa’s Story

Hifsa, mentee at Walsall College: Opening up to new opportunities Hifsa was mentored by Boris while studying accounting at Walsall College. Growing up in a deprived area with the fear of racism holding her back from trying new things, Hifsa has flourished into a confident young adult ready for ne

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Kemoy’s Story

Kemoy Walker, CEO of KYSO Trust Kemoy will be mentoring again with One Million Mentors for the 2017-18 cohort at East Manchester Academy. Here is Kemoy’s account; I absolutely love mentoring. I have worked with a group of young women who are passionate about performing arts and we have written

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Louisa’s Story

Louisa Chastney, Mentor Coordinator at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL): Preparing for life after university Louisa is QMentoring Coordinator at Queen Mary, and a dedicated 1MM Mentor Coordinator. After delivering a successful programme as part of our London pilot, 1MM was thrilled to welco

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Daisy’s Story

Daisy, mentee at St Teilo’s C.I.W High School: Writing a successful future Daisy is a student at St Teilo’s, and is turning to her mentor for guidance around achieving her ambition of becoming a counsellor. Please can you introduce yourself? My name is Daisy and I’m a student. What are y

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Caroline’s Story

Getting back out into the world: Caroline’s journey as a mentor Having been retired for over 10 years and disconnected from the buzz of Manchester city centre, Caroline was at a standstill. A recommendation from a friend to get involved with 1MM changed all that – giving both Caroline and her men

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