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DESCRIPTIONMara Mentor is an online community that connects ambitious entrepreneurs with successful and experienced business leaders. The initiative encourages idea and knowledge sharing among Africa’s most promising young entrepreneurs, inspiring a collaborative approach to business start-up and growth. Mara Mentor has been created to empower Africa’s youth in their business endeavours, in recognition that they are the driving force behind the continent’s growth and future prosperity. www.mentor.mara.com Mentees Mara Mentor is designed to enable, empower and inspire you whether you are a student, aspiring entrepreneur, business owner or just passionate about business. Join the community to raise questions, kick-start discussions and reach out for personalised advice on your business idea. Signing up will only take a few minutes so don’t delay and sign up now! Mentors Mara Mentors are successful business leaders with 5+ years experience, who own their business or work within a reputable company. If you have strong business skills, can problem solve and ask smart questions and are passionate about mentoring sign up today! Join the online community to share business tips and resources, get involved in discussions and offer one to one advice. We know how precious your time is so see how you can make a difference from just 9 minutes a week.
Unlock potential in high potential entrepreneurs
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What It Is
Mara Mentor is designed to help young and women entrepreneurs to build their networks and learn about business
Mara Mentor is an online community that enables ambitious entrepreneurs to connect with experienced and inspiring business leaders and online resources.
The initiative encourages idea and knowledge sharing among promising young entrepreneurs, inspiring a collaborative approach growth.
Mara Mentor has been created to empower Africas youth in their business endeavors, in recognition that they are the driving force behind the continents growth.
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Create a following of mentees who can be inspired by and learn from you. The more active you are, the more followers you will get!
To get more involved, build relationships with select mentees, write blogs, create videos and facilitate learning.
If you love what we do, be a Mara Mentor Ambassador and invite your connections to join too!
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Log In ForumDashboard ProfileMentors Messages
Mara Mentor can be accessed for FREE via the website and app:
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Become a Mara Mentor
Read these tips to find out whether you have what it takes to become a Mara Mentor!
Do you possess strong business skills?
Are you able to problem solve?
Can you ask smart questions ?
Do you enjoy mentoring and teaching ?
If so, YES!
Successful business leaders with 5+ years experience
Own their business or work within a reputable company
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Become a Mara Mentor
Interested? Here is a step-by-step guide for signing up
1. Visit our website (mentor.mara.com)
or download the App.
2. Complete sign up and confirm your email or mobile number.
3. Select Become a Mentor within the App or website.
4. Mara Mentor team will approve your application (within 48 hours).
5. While you wait, you can start enjoying Mara Mentor!
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Get Involved Just 9 Minutes A Week
We know that your time is precious, so here is how to make a difference with 9 minutes per week
Dashboard: Post 2
Pieces of Advice
Messages: Answer 1
Forum: Post 1 Point of
Share advice on a
business skill with your
followers. Pick a theme
so mentees know what
to expect from you.
Answer a question
direct from a mentee
about their business.
Add your view on an
ongoing debate. You
can share tips, useful
online resources or ask
questions to prompt
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Get Involved Got time to do more?
There are plenty of ways to get more involved in Mara Mentor, here are just 3 ideas:
Connections: Seek out
Content: Create an
Forum: Host a
Be proactive and
connect with mentees
Video is the best tool for
engaging with mentees
and sharing your stories
Start a discussion on a
business topic and
invite questions from
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Mara Mentor can be used to help more women entrepreneurs become successful business owners
Seek out women mentees
Share your personal experiences
Provide tips for women in business
Start women focused discussions
Mara Women is designed to Empower women in their chosen field.
Mentorship is a key component to Enablewomen to unleash their potential.
We call on female Mara Mentors from any country and industry to Inspirewomen and share their knowledge and experience.
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Mara Foundations Ambition
We enable, empower and inspire ambitious entrepreneurs in Africa. With the support of our Mara Mentors we will:
Enable entrepreneurs to turn business ideas into a reality.
Teach entrepreneurs new skills.
Empower entrepreneurs by providing a platform to showcase their business and build their network.
Guide business owners to grow businesses and hire (more) employees.
Inspire millions of young people in Africa to become entrepreneurs.
App: iTunes, Blackberry, Android, and Nokia.
Customer Support: email@example.com
Mara Foundation is supported by anumber of partners, including: