Rise Debuts North American Cohort for 2023 Mentoring Scheme
Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in the broadcast media technology sector, has announced the pairings for its third annual mentoring scheme in North America.
This year’s mentoring program caters to more participants from the region than ever before and includes a range of industry leaders from across the media and entertainment technology sectors. The 25 pairings include mentees from companies like Ross Video and Warner Brothers Discovery and mentors from companies including Meta, Netflix, Apple, and more.
Acceptance to the Rise program provides members with entry to a range of benefits including face-to-face networking events, workshops, and seminars over the course of a six-month program. Additionally, each mentor-mentee match up offers a minimum of 12 hours of personalized guidance offered in one-on-one sessions.
“We have received an astounding level of interest for the 2023 North American program and are excited to be able to offer this mentorship opportunity to another amazing group of women,” said Hilary Roschke, U.S. chapter lead of Rise. “We would like to thank our industry sponsors for supporting the program as well as Carla Maroussas and Erin Rose Widner for their commitment to making this year’s program such a success.”
This scheme is made possible due to invaluable support from industry sponsors including BT Sport, Warner Brothers Discovery, ITV, AVID, BBC News, Blackmagic Design, AE Live, Clear-Com, DPP, Deluxe, Grass Valley, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, SKY, DAZN, Ross Video, SDVI, Gravity Media, Eluv.io, Calrec, Dalet, CVP, disguise, EVS, MOOV, Google Cloud, Red Bee, Vubiquity, netsight, Sony, Timeline TV, Pixotope, Brightcove, EMS Broadcast, ENVY, Broadfield, M2A Media, Pixelogic, Skyline, Tential, and Splice