Big Sister Stories
Where are you in your career and what are you working on at the moment? I’m working in the Insurance Industry on a series of projects designed to improve our customer outcomes and experiences. I’ve spent the last 15 years in financial and professional services, having...
“Women should be helping the next generation to get ahead. I always thought that if women could help other women without ego and competition then the world would be a better place.”
I see firsthand the challenges that the SISTER2sister team go through to support the girls they support. They step in at points when everyone else in a girl’s life isn’t there, and for those girls they are an absolute lifeline.
I’m not sure if I have the power to make the whole world a better place on my own, but I believe that SISTER2sister has helped me make a real difference for the better in one young person’s life. And imagine what a great world this would be if we could all say that!
It is definitely not a one sided agreement, big sisters often get just as much, if not more, than the little sisters from participating in the program.
￼Mentoring a teenage girl who had not had the same life opportunities as I have had really resonated with me as something I felt I really wanted to do.
Big Sister Alicia Hill already has a busy lifestyle, heading up the Investor Relations and Marketing for a boutique investment company. Yet despite a fulfilling career and social life, Alicia felt there was more she had to offer. In her words, this is how...