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Rise Announces Partners For 2023/2024

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Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for gender diversity in the broadcast media technology sector, has announced its partners for 2023/2024.

Building on the phenomenal success of the last two years, Rise is excited to see the continuous growth of its global reach and in 2023 delivering its sixth annual mentoring scheme in the United Kingdom, its fourth in APAC, its third in North America and the second year for its mentoring schemes in Europe and ANZ.

Rise mentoring is a free, six-month programme to support women working in, or aspiring to work in the broadcast media technology sector specifically within the areas of engineering, technical operations, sales, marketing and business development. Applications are welcome from women who are working full time, part time or freelance and of any age group above the age of 18. Applications for all schemes open today and close on 14 April 2023. All programmes run for 6 months from May - November 2023.

These programmes are only made possible thanks to the kind support of our industry partners, and Rise is delighted to announce its current industry partners and partnerships for 2023/24 as:

Lead Global Partner: Avid
Job Board Silver & Regional Rise Headline Partner: Sky
Job Board Silver, Global Silver & Annual Rise Retreat Bronze Partner: DAZN
Global Gold Partners: Deluxe | DPP | Gravity | Ross Video | SDVI | Sony
Global Silver Partners: Brightcove | Bubble Agency | Calrec | Clear-Com | Dalet | Net Insight | NEP UK & IRELAND | Vubiquity
Regional Silver Partner: Moov
Global Bronze Partner: Cinedeck
Regional Bronze Partners: EMS | ENVY | IMES | NewsBridge | Pixelogic

The 2023 mentoring programme sees a variety of experienced broadcast media technology sector industry representatives, at a diversity of levels of seniority, ready to offer tailored expertise, knowledge and guidance to our mentees helping to achieve and identify their career goals.

Its mentees benefit from a range of multiple programmes of work and support including one-to-one mentoring contact with their pairing, monthly mentee group meetings, peer-to-peer support from fellow mentees, and access to regular face-to-face industry networking events and training sessions.

Sadie Groom, founder of Rise, said: "We are delighted to announce the 2023 mentoring programme and to be delivering a significant amount of schemes globally again this year. We know that the support and significant investment provided through the programme is needed to encourage and help women to boost their confidence, thrive and reach their potential and succeed in our industry."

Groom added: "I would like to thank the incredible generosity of all of our partners, which enables us to bring our programmes of work to women in the industry across six regions. Together we can collectively make a difference and reach our ambition of a gender balanced and diverse workforce."

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