Tech mentoring for Iraq, Iran & Syria

We connect tech professionals in the UK with beginner, university and early career developers in Iraq, Iran and Syria.

How it works

Level Up is a formal mentoring scheme. The programme is designed to help young people in Iraq, Iran and Syria get the support they need to succeed in tech-based careers.

It aims to help:

  • develop confidence to overcome barriers
  • increase skills and knowledge

Applications have now closed, but you can still apply for a future batch (March 2021)

Are you a mentor?

If you are an experienced tech professional living in the UK and can commit at least 1 hour a month for 6 months, to helping a young developer in Iraq, Iran or Syria, please apply. You will be helping coach the future tech leaders of the middle east.

Do you want a mentor?

If you live in Iraq, Iran or Syria and you are 18 or above, you can apply to get a mentor. You do not need any special experience to get a mentor, you just need to speak ok english, be motivated to learn, and to commit to the sessions over the next 6 months.

Want to read more before applying?

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”

Steven Spielberg