Senior design writer Sela Lewis details her experience as a mentor through SHINE, AIGA DC’s peer mentorship program.
Mentoring the next generation of Black designers and developers is essential to ensuring that more Black people join these fields. It can also be a great way to expose them to opportunities that they may not have known about otherwise. Whether one on one or in a classroom full of students, having some guidance on how to effectively mentor someone is important. Here are a few tips to get you started.