NZSA Mentoring Programme

The Purpose of the NZSA Mentoring Programme is to:

  • Develop the next generation of statisticians​
  • Build community & broaden networks within the NZSA​
  • Support statisticians working on their own / in small teams​

Mentoring offers a variety of benefits to both the mentor and mentee.

Benefits for mentors include:

  • Connect with skills & perspectives of early career statisticians​
  • Develop / enhance communication & leadership skills​
  • Pass on skills & knowledge​
  • Promote opportunities in the statistical profession​
  • Opportunity to be a role model

Benefits for mentees include:

  • Gain insights from someone with experience​
  • Gain new perspectives ​
  • Encouragement & motivation​
  • Boost self confidence​
  • Identify new opportunities​
  • Expand your network

The programme has a Code of Conduct which all programme participants are expected to abide by. We have three code of conduct representatives to ensure that the programme can be a safe environment for everyone. If you have any concerns throughout the programme, or there is anything you’d like to discuss, feel free to contact one of the following representatives:

The NZSA Mentoring Programme was launched in March 2022.

If you have any questions, or to express interest in being involved in a future cohort of the mentoring programme, please email Lisa Thomasen.