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  1. CROSS COMPANY MENTORINGINITIATIVE Global Summit of Women Istanbul May 2011

  2. Cross-CompanyMentoring- Agenda • Introduction • Spanish Case • Leadership Readiness • Corporate Approaches

  3. Julia López Introduction Spanish Case Director Merchant Services Europe - Telesales AMEX España CROSS COMPANY MENTORINGINITIATIVE

  4. Cross-Company Mentoring Introduction • Sponsored by Diversity and Women Initiatives from the 3 companies • Program Goals: • Develop most talented assets, • Innovation • Focus on women talent growth • Benefits • Genuine interest in the mentee’s professional development • Wider perspective, outside of corporate culture • Mentors extrapolate Mentees interpolate

  5. Spanish Case • Launched in Spain in January 2010 • One Year Program: 5 – 10 Face-to-face Meetings • Eligible Criteria: • Mentors: Country Executive Committee or direct reports • Mentees: High Potential/Top Talent • Matching Process: Conducted by HR departments • Classified as VIP Program for Key Talent • Each company assigned: • 3-5 mentors • 3-5 mentees • 1 Program Leader • Mentoring Guidelines: Combining best practices from each company • Legal Confidentiality Agreement

  6. Gloria Lorenzo Leadership Readiness Corporate Approaches Software Development Director Oracle España CROSS COMPANY MENTORINGINITIATIVE

  7. LeadershipReadinessthroughMentoring • Background: • Different approach to women initiatives • Different business models • Common culture: Employee focus • Opportunity: • Learn about other organizations • Encourages collaboration with customers/partners • Support our networks internally • Investment in development of future top female talent • Knowledge sharing on tools & techniques based on experience

  8. CorporateApproaches • American Express • Local Program with international participants • Expanded to join-venture companies • Assessing the needs per country to identifies expansion plans • Oracle • Expansion in EMEA - Aligned to support goals of Oracle Women’s Leadership Program • UK Program: • Creation of a Women Network for cross-company initiatives • 7 companies, 10 participants per company: • AXA, BBC, Channel 4, Diageo, Time Warner, Vodafone • Women Mentors & Mentees mainly • 6 months program