Disability mentoring scheme

LSE Careers runs a 8 month mentoring scheme for disabled students where successful applicants will be connected with LSE alumni who have agreed to be mentors and have committed to a meeting with their mentees once every three weeks.

This year's mentors



Anazia graduated from LSE in 2014, with a BSc in Accounting and Finance. She is currently an Associate at KPMG Corporate Finance in the M&A team, working on a range of transactions. Anazia is looking forward to supporting her mentee through the process of choosing their career path and hope to offer advice/tips she has learnt from her own experiences.




Joanna graduated from LSE with a BSc in Social Policy and started her first job at Amazon as an Investigation Specialist. She went on to accept an internship at LSE as an Intern in the Student Services Centre in March 2016 and in March 2017 was offered a job as Student Services Adviser. In July 2017 she joined LSE Careers as Student Enquiries Coordinator. Joanna is looking forward to becoming a mentor; passing on her experiences and providing support.




Dinara studied Politics and German for her BA. She spent a year working for an NGO before completing her MSc at the LSE in Gender, Development and Globalisation. She studied part-time while working for a renewable energy start up. Upon completion of the MSc, Dinara started working for PwC and obtained the Chartered Accountant qualification. She is currently on a break before taking up a post with the Financial Conduct Authority as a Forensic Accountant.




Tony is a London professional with Dyslexia and Dyspraxia currently working in one of the UKs top graduate schemes. Since graduating he has worked in a range of office based jobs in the public, third and private sectors. He knows full well the challenges neurodiverse people face in the modern workplace, and has had to overcome a number of these himself. He is happy provide advice and support others who have had a similar experience, and hopefully should have some useful strategies to help you negotiate through the recruitment processes of Britain’s pickiest employers.




Olivia currently works as a management consultant at PwC London. Having read Politics at Durham and Organisational Behaviour in LSE, Olivia found out she loves to solve problems working with people in teams. Since her diagnosis with Dyslexia at 18, Olivia is eager to share what she has learned from her experiences working and studying as a Dyslexic. She loves her netflix and spicy food from all origin. 







Katy read law at LSE and graduated in 2013. After graduating she worked at Balfour Beatty Investments, in the legal team, supporting on a range of projects. She then completed a summer internship at Barclays, before joining the graduate scheme in Compliance, where she has had exposure to the investment bank and the retail bank. With experience in the legal sector (private practice and in-house) and banking, Katy is happy to provide advice and guidance in those industries.

In Katy’s spare time she plays netball for Barclays, participates in Toastmasters (a speech giving club) and is a member of the bank’s Women’s Network Committee.


Amena has a BA in English Literature from The University of Warwick and a Masters of Public Administration from the LSE and is currently working as Assistant Private Secretary (APS) to the Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion. This is her second role on the Fast Stream and she will be moving on in September to serve as APS to the Director General of the Government Digital Service.

Previous experiences include working for the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) where she delivered an in-house service assessment process for all digital services and formulated BEIS’s service offering as part of its new Digital strategy. Before undertaking her Masters Amena worked in Jordan for HRH Prince Al Hassan bin Talal whilst studying Arabic.


Apply for a mentor

Deadline: 16th October 2018

What previous mentees have said:

I really enjoyed coming into the city and seeing my
mentor in their place of work. It was highly motivating.

My mentor was really helpful, gave great advice and
instilled confidence



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