Young Leaders – Inspiring Mentors

A unique program that inspires young leaders to positively impact society

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to become a Young Leader in our next edition


Niels Aernouts — Christian Salez

Producer — CEO/Entrepreneur

“Who inspires who? Or: how young leaders can inspire their mentors. It is the second time in a row that I participated in the program. First with a young film producer, now with a food-brands entrepreneur. Always wanting to be relevant, to make a difference in society, and not just to practice a profession.”

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Katia De Coster — Bart De Smet

Development Manager — CEO

“Over the past three years I have participated twice in the Young Leaders – Inspiring Mentors programme. I view these experiences as deeply rewarding and I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to participate. Being a mentor outside my own company and sector has allowed me to take mentorship to the next level and it has been an interesting experience on many different levels – both for the mentee but also for myself”, says Bart De Smet.

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An De May — Wouter Torfs

Entrepeneur — CEO

A mentor does not ask many questions, he asks the right questions. In that mindset Wouter Torfs, CEO of Schoenen Torfs, kicked off his journey with An De May. It took both of them along a spiritually profound journey, that has been life-changing for An and was an utterly enriching experience for Wouter.

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About the program

Our mentoring program offers young leaders a unique opportunity to exchange their ideas and vision on how to increase their impact on your organisation & society with an inspiring top leader. As a young leader, you will get inspired by your mentor and the Young Leaders Community and you will be a source of inspiration for others, too.


What do these young leaders have in common?

They aspire to have a positive impact on their own environment or on society as a whole.


What does YLIM offer?

Young leaders get an experienced top leader by their side as a mentor. The mentor leads them closer to the fulfillment of their dreams and ambitions.


We strive to bring out the best in leaders, for them to positively impact society.


Through profound mentoring, we assist young leaders in focusing on the realisation of their ambitions to positively impact society.


A program of 15 months. Mentoring by a top leader. A community of like-minded Young Leaders. Focus on personal growth.

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to become a young leader in our next edition