“I want a mentor and need a sponsor”

“I want a mentor and need a sponsor”
Part of the "Women in Risk Series" PRMIA London and HSBC invite you to "I want a mentor and need a sponsor" workshop to illustrate the power of building sponsorship in a data and digital age.  Facilitated by Sonia Bate from EDIT Development

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Event Information

Date: Monday, 21 May 2018
Time: Registration: 18:00 - Event: 18:30-21:00
Venue: HSBC, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ - Main dining room, level 6

This workshop will focus on helping you get the most out of being mentored, developing your mentoring skills in order to provide effective support for other individuals, and build a personal stakeholder map to identify potential sponsorship opportunities. 

The workshop will address:
What does an effective mentor role look like and how do I find the right mentor?
  • Define and explore the role of a mentor, looking at how it differs from that of a coach
  • Develop the tools you need to identify potential mentors for you
What are the benefits of mentoring?
  • Explore the benefits associated with mentoring
What are the challenges for a mentor and mentee?
  • Describe how mentoring relationships work in practice and understand associated challenges with being a mentor or a mentee
How do I become a more effective mentor and mentee?
  • Develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours to be a more effective mentor and mentee, looking at the stages of mentoring relationships and top tips for working together
How does mentoring lead to sponsorship?
  • Look at how mentoring can lead to sponsorship and the importance of building strong advocacy in business today


6:00 pmRegistration
6:30 pm Introduction to PRMIA
6:35 pm Workshop facilitated by EDIT development
8:00 pm Drinks Reception & Networking
9:00 pm Close


Sonia Bate
Sonia is the entrepreneur who founded EDIT Development and EDIT Mentoring Exchange. She is an experienced and challenging trusted advisor who builds exceptional business relationships. She has a reputation for driving commitment for action with her clients. She is a sought after inspirational facilitator and speaker and a supportive but challenging coach.  Her clients are in a range of industries and within blue chip organisations. Sonia works globally with particular experience in leadership development in Asia, West Africa, US and UK.

Professional background
Sonia has held senior leadership positions in both retail and the financial services sector so brings broad commercial and operational experience to the companies she works with. Her expertise spans selection and assessment, talent management, leadership development, executive coaching and working with organisations to deliver a diverse business and an inclusive environment. Sonia has developed and facilitated a range of high impact, interactive leadership development programmes and solutions for clients to drive change and improve leadership effectiveness. She has also hosted global leadership conferences, facilitated top team strategy sessions and piloted high profile programmers with senior leadership teams across various industries. 


This event is FREE for members and non-members, although registration is required.  Click "Register Myself" below to reserve your spot. Make sure to click "Proceed to Checkout" to finalize your registration. (If this is your first time accessing the PRMIA website you will need to create short user profile to register.) 

Thank you to our event sponsors!
5/21/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
HSBC, 8 Canada Square Main dining room, level 6 Accommodate 120 Caberet Style London E14 5HQ UNITED KINGDOM

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