RELA NYC is announcing the return of its Mentorship Program for the 2021-2022
membership year. The program provides the opportunity for Young Members and senior
leaders to connect, cultivate, and develop lasting relationships by sharing knowledge,
experience, and professional guidance in an informal atmosphere.
-Both mentor and mentee are required to be registered RELA members.
-Mentors and mentees are expected to commit to the duration of the program, and it
is recommended that they meet roughly once every six weeks. The expectation is
that video, telephone calls or in person meet ups will be used at the discretion of the
-Confidentiality is required for mentors and mentees, which will provide an open forum
and maximize the benefits for participants
RELA will provide general guidelines and discussion points; however, each mentor-mentee
pair will be able to establish their own strategy and plan.
MENTORS: You will have the opportunity
to help guide a Young Member and
connect with the next cohort of leaders
in the industry.
MENTEES: You will benefit from
the opportunity to receive oneone-one mentorship and create
lasting relationships with current
THE PROCESS AND COMMITMENT
Both mentors and mentees will submit a brief application to join the Mentorship Program.
RELA welcomes past participants to re-apply. When an applicant is selected to join the
program, RELA will kick off the process with a virtual speed networking session in October.
From there, each mentee will be paired with one mentor, taking into account the preferences
in the application. In addition to attending regular RELA programming, mentors and mentees
will meet throughout the membership year
Thursday, October 28th, 1:30 pm - 12:00 pm