Gain invaluable guidance and support from experienced industry leaders with the SXSW EDU Mentor Program.

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The SXSW EDU Mentor Program is an opportunity for education professionals, innovators, and entrepreneurs to connect with seasoned mentors and gain invaluable guidance. Attendees can meet with experienced industry leaders in a one-on-one setting and in group discussions for personalized advice, support, and insights to help them navigate challenges, accelerate their growth, and make a meaningful impact in their careers and beyond.

Applications to be a one-on-one or roundtable mentor at SXSW EDU 2024 are closed.

Mentor Sessions

Mentor sessions offer purpose-driven, one-on-one meetings between experienced professionals and attendees. From classroom teachers and professors, to industry insiders and CEOs, the mentors at SXSW EDU are excited to share their insights with the community.

Through one-on-one mentor sessions, participants gain access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise, receiving tailored advice and support to navigate challenges, refine their skills, and accelerate their professional growth.

Roundtable Discussions

Roundtables are an expansion of the mentor program featuring group discussions between mentors and a small group of attendees. Led by industry experts and thought leaders, these interactive sessions provide a unique platform to share perspectives, exchange ideas, and collaborate with a diverse community.

Whether you're seeking inspiration, seeking solutions, or are looking to expand your network, Roundtable discussions at SXSW EDU offer an engaging space to shape the future of education through dynamic dialogue.


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