welcome to assisterhood

welcome to assisterhood

Australia’s leading not-for-profit mentorship program for
underrepresented communications professionals.

Assisterhood is back for 2023

This year, Assisterhood NSW joined the ranks of QLD and VIC, so even more diverse go-getters can be mentored by the industry’s greats.Β 

Whether you’re looking to make an impact by passing on your unique knowledge and experiences, or you want to be mentored by one of the industry’s greats specifically chosen for you and your goals, we encourage you to apply for the program, follow us on socials, and keep an eye out for future events.Β 

Let’s go! πŸš€

Meet our wonderful 2023 mentors

Our mentor lineup is the best of the best. Senior powerhouses from marketing, client services, design, creative, tech, strategy and business leadership disciplines have kindly volunteered their time to give back to the industry.Β 

We are so lucky to have each and every one of them!

🌴 Assisterhood QLD

Meet our Meanjin-based mentors.

πŸš‹ Assisterhood VIC

Meet our Naarm-based mentors.

⛱️ Assisterhood NSW

Meet our Warrang-based mentors.

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Get your mentorship fix

Hosted by Assisterhood Founder Linh Diep and Chief Product Officer Polina Shilenina,Β AssistercastΒ explores all things mentorship, and why it’s so important. Superstar guests include senior leaders from around Australia, mentors, and even Assisterhood alumni.

What is Assisterhood?

Founded in 2018 with five mentors and mentees, Assisterhood is now a three-state-strong mentorship program connecting underrepresented people with diverse senior leaders in marketing, client services, design, creative, tech, strategy and business leadership disciplines.Β 

Since its first year, mentees have gone on to succeed with renewed confidence and support. Alumni surveys show 62% of mentees obtained a promotion or new job within 12 months of the program, and a massive 85% gained new skills and experience.

Check out our FAQs to learn more about the program and application process.

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