The Presidential Digital Talent Program (PDTP): Mentor Application Form

Thank you for your interest to volunteer to be a mentor in the Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP).

A mentor under the PDTP is a volunteer management or ICT professional from the private or public sector with experience in the sector, and who is willing to help and guide the intern’s professional development. The expertise, knowledge, insight, wisdom, perspective, experience of the mentor is the source of learning in the PDTP mentorship relationship.

Profile of the PDTP Mentor

The following are preferred qualifications and qualities of the volunteer PDTP mentor; an individual who:

 Has academic qualifications in the technical areas identified under the PDTP programme, namely:

    1. Applications, including database management systems, web, etc.
    2. Networks
    3. ICT security
    4. Project management
    5. Other related skills
  1. Has private or public sector experience, preferably in the mid to high level management/technical positions.
  2. Is willing to commit time for mentorship and focus on the mentee learning needs.
  3. Is open-minded, and able to provide positive feedback.
  4. Is able to give the intern the inside view of what really goes on in the “real world.”
  5. Has a mature approach to life (Note: Age is not a single, qualifying factor)
  6. Is a high achiever and models winning behaviours
  7. Is willing and able to spend own time, energy, and resources for the development and improvement of the intern.
  8. Is able to maintain high levels of confidentiality, social and professional ethics.
  9. Is a conscientious and law abiding citizen.


Please complete all the questions in the form to begin your journey as a mentor. The information you provide will be used to assist the Mentorship Office match you with the right intern and to develop your mentor profile.

Details of Mentor
Academic Profile for Mentors
Please list your Academic Qualifications : Degrees and/or diplomas held (Maximum 15 Entries)
Do you have academic qualifications in these areas? (Tick all that are applicable) *
Work Experience
Have you held any management or technical positions? *
General Information
Have your ethics ever come into question? *
Have you ever been deemed criminally liable? *
Availability for Mentorship Programme
Does your position necessitate frequent and long term travel? *
Do you have personal obligations that may limit your availability to mentor? *
Gwen Waswa
Senior Capacity Coordinator
ICT Authority, 12th Floor, Telposta Towers 
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