The mentor program at SXSW EDU facilitates purpose-driven one-on-one connections between experienced professionals and solution-seeking attendees.


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About Mentors


From classroom teachers and professors to industry insiders and CEOs, the mentors at SXSWedu are ready to share their insights with the community.

Attendees are given the opportunity to sign up for a 10-minute one-on-one meeting with a mentor, who serves as a resource for interested registrants over the course of their session. Two weeks prior to the event, the SXSW EDU mentor sign up platform will open for registrants to schedule their meetings with mentors.

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Become a Mentor

Lend your expertise during SXSW EDU 2018. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, September 22.

Apply to Mentor

Submit a PanelPicker Idea

PanelPicker is the official user-generated session proposal platform for programming at SXSW EDU 2018. Submit your entry for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, July 21.

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