Trainings for mentors of the third stage of the "Girls in Science" project took place in Osh

May 27, 2022, 07:50

On 26 May 2022 Osh city hosted trainings for mentors of the "Girls in Science" project, which will work with mentees as part of the implementation of the third phase of the mentoring program of the project. The trainings are held to improve mentoring skills, and each mentor received a "Mentor's Guide" for proper and effective organization of work.

"Girls in Science" project coordinator Roza Kayikova spoke about the project goals  and why it is necessary to increase the potential of girls in STEM, and thanked the mentors for their desire to contribute to the development of girls.

Project experts Anipa Usupkojoeva and Guljamal Sultanalieva gave instructions on the rules of interaction between mentor and mentee, the need to take into account gender aspects in mentor activities, told in detail about the role of mentor in the world and in Kyrgyzstan, and shared their success stories of mentoring.

Recall that the third stage of the mentoring program, which selected successful and progressive women in Kyrgyzstan from the involved business associations and STEM professions, was launched.

A total of 2,600 girls from pilot schools in Bishkek and Osh cities; Alamedin and Ysyk-Ata districts of the Chui region will participate in the mentoring program of the 'Girls in Science' project. During the 5-6 months mentors will have the opportunity to share with girls all their knowledge, skills, professional and life experience and will help with self-determination and choice of future career.

Roza Otunbayeva Initiative would like to thank the mentors who were not indifferent, took on great responsibility and showed the desire to contribute to the successful future of the girls.