A Maven is “one who understands” – the perfect description of our School’s subject matter experts!
Mavens are volunteers who form a brain trust for the School on technical topic areas. Mavens have demonstrated appropriate qualifications, knowledge or experience in their nominated topic area and are either employed or volunteer with a School Fellow.
What does Maven mean?
The word maven comes from Hebrew mebîn and Yiddish meyvn, meaning “one who understands”. So a Maven is someone ‘in the know’, well-versed in the current market, experienced or knowledgeable. The perfect description for our School’s subject matter experts!
What do Mavens get?
Mavens get the option to:
– be featured in our annual Trends email and social campaign (February)
– be featured in a School podcast
– be profiled on the School’s ‘Meet our Team’ page
– be featured in ongoing marketing campaigns related to their area of expertise
– be included on the School’s Priority Supplier list for School tenders
What do Mavens do?
Mavens form a brain trust for the School on technical topic areas. They are called upon to voluntarily
– share new resources for inclusion in the School’s resource catalogue
– review and suggest updates of the School’s resource catalogue
– assist in answering technical questions from Members
Do Mavens need to attend meetings?
No. Mavens will interact flexibly and virtually in a dedicated Microsoft Team site.
Who can be a Maven?
A Maven must
– be an employee of or volunteer with a School Fellow
– be able to demonstrate appropriate qualifications, knowledge or experience in their nominated topic area
– be a Member of the School (have signed up to the School’s website).
How do I become a Maven?
Apply using the form below. Applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted regarding onboarding in the program.