What do we look for in a mentee?


  • Individuals who want to accomplish more in life
  • Who have the passion to improve their lives
  • Are open to cosntructive criticism
  • Want to proactively look at their strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement
  • Are willing to share their mistakes and failures in order to learn from them
  • Are willing to listen to advice of others and act upon it
  • Can be honest about themselves and introspective
  • Have the ability to hold themselves accountable and be self-disciplined
  • Are open to new ideas and opinions


Motivation to Mentees:


  • Acquiring advice and emotional support for problem solving, personal planning and development (e.g. education, career etc.)
  • Constructing useful networks for future development
  • Widening their horizon in both social and personal perspectives
  • Have a good listener to discuss & support on sensitive / difficult issues
  • Exposes to new experiences and people from diverse cultural, socio-economic and profession backgrounds
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem

What they say about GWC...


GWC's Gemstone W Circle global mentoring program is open twice in a year. We have limited quota for mentees and mentors intake this time, so please feel free to check your eligibility here.


Apply online here when the application is open. If you have any questions, please feel free to write to info@globalwomenconnect.org

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Loyce Huang 

Ruby Mentee

Sales Manager,

Pacific Market International



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Eunice Cheung

Ruby Mentee

Sapphire Mentor,

Founder, 513 Paint Shop


Stephanie Ng 

Ruby Mentee



Youtube  /  Youku

Stories sharing FROM OUR Mentors & MEntees...

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“I can imagine without my mentor, it would have been still hard for me to find the right direction. My business goal has became very clear and I have gained full vision for my business since joining the mentorship program and my mentor has given me full support and advice on the industry insights and introduced me a variety of possibilities of the travel busines


- Munkhtuya Nyamdavaa, 2019 Q1 

Founder of Nomadica brand, Impact Discovery LLC

Being in the GWC mentorship program has been a life-changing experience. I have never thought about my life goals and purpose when I am growing up until I entered the GWC mentoring program.

Having a person who is from a completely different background and whom I can fully trust gives me a new perspective on my life. My mentor listened to me and provided my support to explore myself. I am lucky to be selected by GWC and I am grateful for everything I have learned so far from the mentoring program.

I would highly recommend this program to everyone.




- Ding Li, 2018 Q2

Senior Sustainability Consultant, Cundall

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Tonya Ridgely 

Founder, Transformated Art, Shanghai

Serena Shen

Senior Cluster Revenue Manager, Hilton

Low Hui Ping 

Finance Manager BP

Olivia Zhang

Member of ZAC

Xenia Sidorenko 

Upcyclist and Founder of UseDem

Kang Kang 

Associate Manager, Nielsen


“My favorite part of the mentorship is the sharing and helping in women to coach and grow women leaders in the global area as a multi-role player, a leader, a daughter, a wife, and a mother.”


“Dr Wang is a super great mentor, a born problem-shooter as well as a powerful influencer. Her energetic and positive attitudes to life could always pull yourself together no matter how hard the situation is. Career life is long, and it is never too late to make a difference for a better self and a better world. Live your personal value and act agile to your target with open mindsets and deep insights.”


 -Vicky Kang, 2019

Global MKT DCX Data Lead, Schneider Electric

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“Sometimes, only one inspired question or thought will have a profound impact on my personal life.”


“I really like the program that I can have a senior executive who I trust so much to share whatever challenges I meet and discuss anything that happened about my working experiences openly. Moreover, I can get very practical advice and be inspired by the mentor who has colorful working and entrepreneurial experiences.”


 - Grace Xue, 2019

Associate Director of one prestigious multinational logistic corporation

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“I like that my mentor is always very positive and find ways to see the bright side of things, even in very difficult situations. ”

“I am learning from my mentor to ask better questions to my prospective clients and to myself. To understand more how to negotiate and how to bounce back from challenging situations. I like that he gives me challenges, which push me to go past my comfort zone. Besides, knowing that my mentor believes in me helps me feel stronger. ”


                                                                                                             -- - Rim Jarbouai, 2019

Designer/Founder Rim Studio