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BECOME A TSDI MENTOR



TSDI Mentors are US-based professionals, social entrepreneurs, civil society organizations, government officials and policy makers, healthcare providers, educators, political and business leaders who apply or are invited to join our diverse and influential network. Mentors are role models and volunteer mentoring time with our TSDI Fellows and Affiliate participants, for a minimum of two hours each month.

We connect these professional, business and nonprofit leaders with a affiliate organizations in low and middle income countries. Members will work with participants of these affiliates, TSDI staff and volunteers to develop or expand new and existing projects. Mentors currently mentoring TSDI fellows or participants from affiliate organizations will receive tools and resources such as capacity building workshops, peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, resources on best practices, strategy planning, etc. All mentors will benefit from online training modules, including in-person workshops and seminars.
Mentors will receive branded referrals and introduction letters and a member price for events, including annual conferences, summits, retreats, etc. They will also be able to submit articles for our blog (subject to editorial guidelines) and advertise jobs, volunteer and board opportunities, events and announcements on the TSDI website and social media.

Mentors can also pay membership fees to be eligible for more membership benefits - including attendance to annual general meetings and ability vote/contest to become TSDI executive officers. The TSDI fee-based memberships allows us to build a pool of funding for our international affiliates.
Membership levels and dues:
a.                   Waddi - $10,000/year
b.                   Idanre - $5,000/year.
c.                   Obudu $2000/year.
d.                   Olumo - $1000/year.
e.                   Zuma - $750/year.
f.                    Aso - $500/year.
g.                   Shere - $200/year
h.                   Gongola - $100/year
i.                     Plateau - $50/year

Extra benefits for top levels include the following:
Benefits
Aso
Zuma
Olumo
Obudu
Idanre
Waddi
Newsletter and social media spotlights
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Feature in publicity campaigns
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Contest for a TSDI Executive officer position
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Event co-hosting and promoting opportunities

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Free tickets for conference and exhibit space

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Speaker opportunities at conferences, summits

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Name prominence on publicity materials


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VIP event invitations


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Individual program hosted by your organization



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Read the FAQs 

To join us, apply here.