QTI*BIWOC Mentoring

BIWOC* Rising is looking for people who are interested in taking part in our QTI*BIWOC mentoring program!

You want to share your experiences and empower Black, Indigenous femmes of Color? Or are you looking to learn from and be inspired by Black, Indigenous femmes of Color? Then get in touch with us!

Mentors*: Black, Indigenous and femmes of Color based in Berlin who can pass on their experiences to other femmes and take them under their* wing. You decide where your expertise lies and how much time you can incest in our community.

Mentees*: Black, Indigenous femmes of Color baes in Berlin who are looking for a mentor*. It doesn’t matter how much (professional) experience you have, whether your are a student, thinking about founding a startup or simply want to know more about the job market in Berlin.

Tandem: One mentee* and one mentor* with similar biographies who support and learn from one another.

Group sessions: One mentor* talking to multiple mentees* under her/their different mentors* in short intervals.

Panel: Inspirational femmes sharing their stories and strategies how to navigate the job market as someone who is affected by several layers of discrimination.

Note: Due to Covid19 measures we can only offer online tandem mentoring until restrictions are lifted.

Please register by sending us an email with your details, CV and how much time you would like to invest. And please don’t be shy or too modest!

We will get back to you as soon as possible with more information.

Email: contact@biwoc-rising.info


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BIWOC* Rising is the first intersectional co-working space & social club in Berlin and Germany. This safer space is exclusively for women, trans, inter and non-binary people who identify as Black, indigenous or of Colour! Through training programs, empowerment workshops, and a work-desk in the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg, BIWOC* Rising is creating a new working culture – a working culture that transcends the white, homogenous, capitalist one that has been a core driver of gentrification and marginalization in Berlin.