Category: Mentors

Kathryn George career story

Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

Meet Kathryn George, Digital & Motion Designer at Stuff Media, New Zealand’s largest and most popular news media company, and a mentor through OneUpOneDown. Kathryn spent a large part of her career working in print media in London. As the media industry started to shift from print to digital, Kathryn knew she needed to reinvent …

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Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation

Marisa Sires was most recently the Vice President of Product and Innovation at agile workspace company Hana. She’s also a OneUpOneDown mentor, and a great one at that! Marisa jumped into the startup world feet first when she made her first big career move, deciding not to pursue a literature-related career after graduating with a comparative …

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The benefits of being a mentor

Most people think that mentees are the only ones who gain value from mentorship, but you’d be surprised at how much the mentor can gain too. Most people think that mentees are the only ones who gain value from mentorship, but you’d be surprised at how much the mentor can gain too. Not only do …

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