New SUN for Seeds program matches alumni with professional mentors
Photo: Bashar, a Palestinian-Israeli Seed from ’99, enlisted in SuN for Seeds to gain mentorship in nonprofit management. Bashar recently founded a community development nonprofit to combat growing signs of youth apathy and hopelessness in his hometown of Tira.
For 18 years, Seeds of Peace has invested in developing new generations of leadership in areas of conflict. Our Seeds are now emerging as public servants, CEOs, medical professionals, activists and scholars. Many are at pivotal points in their careers where they can begin blending their goals as Seeds and as professionals in order to better influence their societies. To help support these Seeds through this important process we created the Support Network (SuN) for Seeds.
The Support Network for Seeds (SuN)helps Seeds of Peace’s strongest alumni pursue personal and professional ambitions that will enable them to reach their potential as leaders and influencers of peace within their societies. The program matches Graduate Seeds with Coaches, high-level professionals with specific expertise related to the Seed’s interest, for a one-hour meeting to support their job applications, improve their résumé or interview skills, strategize next steps for their career advancement and/or advise Graduates on continuing educational opportunities.