Are you new, just starting out and need a little advice? Or maybe you’ve been working in economic development a while and want to move to the next level?

Sign up to be matched with a mentor.  Based on the answers to the Become a Mentee questionnaire, we will send you a few choices of mentors. There is no cost for the mentor program.

Become a Mentee

Responsibilities of a mentee:

  • Participate in an initial conference call to determine if it is a good match.
  • Outline the objectives of the mentorship with your mentor.
  • Determine the frequency and means of contact.
  • Proactively reach out to your mentor when you need help.
  • Determine next steps at each meeting or if the mentorship has accomplished its objective and is complete.
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Mentees will be matched with mentors by GROWTHMAP INFONOMICS.  If you have questions about the mentorship program contact Thokozani Thwala at or 083 3888 031.