MentoraSTEAM (2020 - 2023)

Boosting Migrant Women’s Employability in the STEAM Sectors

The MentoraSTEAM project aims to boost the employability of highly skilled migrant women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics sectors by offering them a comprehensive training programme to develop their confidence and self-efficacy, and therefore their employability. The policy context of the labour market inclusion for highly skilled migrant women is also addressed within the Policy Framework Guide.

MentoraSTEAM Employability Booster Training Programme addresses the needs of highly skilled migrant women who face a double disadvantage by being migrants and working in a male dominated environment to help their career progression thus facing a double challenge. The training encourages women to explore the steps needed for their success, whether through work related programmes, training, education, work shadowing or volunteering. It also helps them recognise the steps necessary for their aspirations and ambitions and value their life skills while adapting to a new host country.

The skills of migrant women in STEAM sectors will be developed through: 

  • 4 modules for the MentoraSTEAM Employability Booster programme for migrant women in STEAM
  • Facilitators’ Guide for the Employability Booster
  • Learners’ Pack for the Employability Booster


The project consortium:

  • Inova Consultancy Ltd (UK), Coordinator
  • International Consulting And Mobility Agency Sociedad De Responsabilidad Limitada – INCOMA (Spain)
  • Meet Digital Communication Srl Impresa Sociale – MEET (Italy)
  • Vaasa University of Applied Sciences – VAMK (Finland)


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Project in a nutshell:

Project name: MentoraSTEAM - Boosting Migrant Women’s Employability in the STEAM Sector

Short name: MentoraSTEAM

Project duration: 1.9.2020 – 31.08.2023

Programme: EU, Erasmus+

Project number: 2020-1-UK01-KA202-078834



This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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