Illawarra Mercury Newspaper Article

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23 May 2017

A NEW partnership will seek to “strengthen the community leadership pool in the Illawarra”.

The Leadership Illawarra Program recently announced its new partnership with Junior Chamber International (JCI) Illawarra to support leaders through the MentorMe program.

MentorMe is a one-onone mentoring program which aims to establish links between younger and more experienced professionals in the Illawarrra.

Debra Murphy, CEO of RDA Illawarra announced their new partnership with JCI Illawarra, who will provide their MentorMe program to Leadership Illawarra Program participants.

”This partnership will strengthen the community leadership pool in the Illawarra as well as grow the mentor and mentee connections across the Illawarra Community Leadership Continuum,” she said.

“...Exceptional mentors can provide life-altering opportunities for our next generation of Illawarra leaders.”

The Leadership Illawarra Program is a joint initiative of Regional Development Australia – Illawarra, the UOW’s Sydney Business School and The Illawarra Connection.