Oxford Brookes Business School

Mapping Mentoring in the Creative Industries - Pre and Post Covid

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Online event


Join us on Tuesday the 12th of July 10.00-12.00 when we will be launching our research on Mentoring in the Creative Industries. This two-hour, virtual event is free. 

The project team will be joined by:

Carys Nelkon - is an experienced senior leader with experience in tackling social justice issues, youth engagement and supporting people to live creative and happy lives. She is known for running mentoring programmes and growing awards winning mentoring charity Arts Emergency, which supports underrepresented young people into the creative industries. Carys is also known as a trainer and facilitator, she is a Clore Leader and a Trustee of Daisy Farris Dance Collective.

Siobhan Miller is a renowned Scottish folk singer and the only three-time winner of Best Singer at the Scots Trad Music Awards. In 2018 Siobhan won the Best Trad Track award at the BBC Folk Awards. Siobhan mentors for the Traditional Arts Mentoring Programme Scotland (TRACS)   

The session will include an overview of our findings on mentoring programmes in the Creative industries, pre and post-Covid, as well as mentoring programme insights and experiences from Carys and Siobhan. We will be sharing insights for mentoring scheme coordinators and providing access to our research report.

Project team Dr Silvia Dibeltulo, Dr James Cateridge, Dr Judie Gannon (PI), Sarah Gregory from Creative UK Dr Ksenia Penchukova and Professor Daniela Treveri-Gennari

The research is based on a collaboration between the Creative Industries Research and Innovation Network at Oxford Brookes University, the International Centre for Coaching & Mentoring Studies Oxford Brookes Business School, and Creative UK Please share with your networks!