Vassil is a software engineer at VMware with a passion for teaching and public speaking. 12 years ago he started at VMware as one of the five interns and mentees. Later on Vasil became a mentor and then his mentees became mentors. Today he has hundreds of colleagues who have been and still are a part of the process of paying forward skills and knowledge to younger and unexperienced colleagues. Read on to find out about the hidden power of mentorship.
What does it mean being a mentor?
What are the benefits of being a mentor?
Our internship program started in 2009 with 5 interns and in the last few years this number rose to 50 per year. We have hundreds of colleagues who have started as interns and are still with the company. Many of them become mentors.
On the hidden power of mentorship
See Vassil’s speech on the Hidden Power of Mentorship - part of the VMware Force For Good series - our virtual meetups with focus on philanthropy, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. We look forward to meeting like-minded fellows to discuss and share knowledge on those topics. The speech is in Bulgarian.