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Mentoring for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Gyri Reiersen

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🎙Make Purpose Work is hosting Gyri Reiersen - startup founder, AI expert, and a prominent member of the WEF Global Shapers Munich. Our conversation shows that mentoring can be a continuous relationship. Gyri's story will inspire you to embrace the power of #community#curiosity, and #courage to bring your whole self to work.

🚀 Role modelling the message, Gyri and her peer Global Shapers co-founded #MentorUp in 2019. It is a mentorship program aimed at early-stage founders to match them with industry contacts, senior founders, and experts. The startups selected work on innovative solutions within the three SDG areas of Health, Environment, and Education.

❤️ Gyri is a climate activist, founder, and a CTO of the recently funded startup #Tanso, and passionate about using technology and innovation to tackle society's greatest challenges. She holds an MSc. in Robotics, Cognition, and Intelligence from the TUM and ETH Zurich and an honors degree from the leading entrepreneurship program Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) in Munich. As an active member of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community, and with work experience from three continents, she has launched multiple initiatives to empower founders to tackle climate change, increase diversity in tech, and break the stigma around mental health.

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This podcast is a production by Mentessa GmbH. Mentessa develops an innovative remote platform for the targeted exchange of knowledge in agile organizations and communities. Users can quickly and easily find suitable matches for 1: 1 discussions, mentoring and networking on the basis of skills and thus expand their knowledge, acquire new skills and start interdisciplinary projects. An intelligent AI accompanies them as a “mentor at work”. With Mentessa, organizations can promote a modern corporate culture of diversity and collaboration, new work, and the emotional bond between employees. More information about Mentessa for mentoring: https://mentessa.com/business 

Moderatorin: Dr. Tina Ruseva https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinaruseva/ 
Musik: Pixabay, Innovation, John Sib

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