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SOS MENTORING in Russia and in the world



Entrepreneurship support network Youth Business International (YBI), uniting youth business programmes in 56 countries worldwide has launched a new global initiative SOS MENTORING to support 30,000 entrepreneurs in the countries of presence leveraging the expertise of 15,000 mentors.

Youth Business Russia programme (YBR) and the Mentoring Institute (MI) took part in development of the new initiative and is determined to actively promote it in Russia and to expand it into the Russophone YBI programmes. The initiative was launched at an international level at the YBI webinar on the 16th of April, with YBR and MI CEO Boris Tkachenko as one of the speakers and a member of the initiative project team. In Russia, it started on Thursday April 16 with the webinar Challenges facing mentors and solutions. The audience included the mentors supporting social entrepreneurs through Impact Hub Moscow programmes.

Check here for a brief outline on the initiative worldwide at YBI notice at

The details on the initiative implementation in Russia will be announced later.

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Boris Tkachenko, CEO IBLF Russia, CEO Youth Business Russia, CEO Institute of Mentoring

Irina Gorelova, YBR Development/Regions/Mentoring Director, Project Manager at Institute of Mentoring


Olga Ofitserova, YBR Voronezh

Ludmila Romanova, YBR Kaluga

Svetlana Bazhenova, YBR Vladivostok

Victor Albitsky, YBR Moscow

Maria Khristolyubova, South of Russia

Anastasia Isupova, YBR Kirov

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