Watch the Stepping Up session on the what, why and how of mentoring, with Ben Green of Em Be Ce, Erin Collins of Hayball and Gemma MacDonald of DKO. The recording includes bonus footage from the conversation after the session closed.

Purchase access to the full recording via Vimeo on demand. (See below for Parlour Collective and concession codes, along with CPD details.)

Transferring knowledge, building confidence, revealing career pathways, providing a fresh perspective on opportunities and struggles – done well, mentoring can bring many benefits for mentor and mentee. So, what is involved in setting up and managing an effective program? Are informal mentoring relationships enough, or do formal programs improve outcomes for all? What are the obligations and responsibilities? What are the pitfalls, and how can they be navigated? Watch another informative Stepping Up video to find out!


Parlour Collective / ACA members – $25 (Use the promo code CollectiveACA at the Vimeo checkout)
General ticket – $40
Concession – $10 (Students, part-timers and anyone else who needs it. Use the promo code CONC at the Vimeo checkout)

We operate on an honesty system. Please choose the ticket price that matches your circumstances. If you are not yet a part of the Parlour Collective, join here!

Any proceeds over and above the costs of delivering the Stepping Up program will be set aside for future equity projects led by Parlour.

Bookings are open for future sessions – you can book these here.


One hour of formal CPD is available for each session, on completion of the CPD questions. See the learning objectives for the series as a whole.

Once completed, you will receive an email from Google forms with your responses. Please keep this – it provides the evidence of attendance and completion. Please note, separate CPD certificates will not be issued. If you can’t find the email, remember to check your spam folder.

Stepping Up is an event and editorial collaboration between Parlour, the ACA and the Champions of Change Architecture group. This discussion was recorded live on 11 July 2022.

For more from Stepping Up on Mentoring, see What is Mentoring and Why Does it Matter?, How to Create a Mentoring Program and Mentoring Resources.

For more on mentoring, watch the Light at the End of the Tunnel session on Parental Leave with Alison Cleary and Sonia Sarangi.