Energy Talks is a long-term international program geared toward closing the boldness hole between women and men by way of the facility of mentorship.

A world difficulty, younger ladies all all over the world underestimate their skills and efficiency in comparison with males, with greater than 1 in 2 ladies ranking themselves much less assured than males*.

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of Worldwide Mentoring Day, Kérastase, the main skilled luxurious haircare model worldwide, is proud to launch Energy Talks within the US, in partnership with mentorship nonprofit Step Up. Step Up works to supply construction for women (and those that establish with girlhood) to outline their distinctive imaginative and prescient of success and gives help and a protected house for them as they navigate alongside the way in which. The initiative goals to make sure extra younger ladies have the boldness to outline and obtain success on their very own phrases. In accordance with a worldwide research by the model, ladies think about themselves much less assured than males, making it tougher to self-advocate for larger pay, promotions, or equal alternatives. Greater than 1 in 2 ladies additionally confess they’ve been held again due to limiting beliefs and 74% of girls report that they assume they lack confidence in essential, career-defining moments*.

Energy Talks goals at closing this confidence hole between women and men by way of mentorship, training, and galvanizing discussions. The “Energy Talks” program consists of “flash mentoring” classes hosted for ladies, by ladies and is based mostly on the concept that only one highly effective interplay between a mentor and mentee could make a long-lasting affect. This system pairs mentors and mentees collectively for short-term, focused, skills-based mentoring session(s) to assist increase their confidence in the course of the essential moments at first of their profession. This format encourages transient, however impactful knowledge-sharing.

With this initiative, Kérastase joins Step Up on the mission to create efficient mentoring packages for younger ladies to develop their confidence, leverage social capital and profit from the expertise of mentors, whereas concurrently addressing key obstacles round confidence.

 “I’m delighted to lastly be debuting Energy Talks by Kérastase in america. A lot of the spirit of the Kérastase model is about inspiring confidence in ladies, which is why we needed to dedicate our time to conducting analysis on this matter,” says Guillaume Duez, Kérastase Basic Supervisor. “It was then that we discovered what a prevalent difficulty that is for ladies throughout the globe, and our new philanthropic mission grew to become clear. We’re very proud to be partnering with Step Up on this work.”

“We’re grateful for the transformational funding from Kérastase that can ship deeply impactful mentoring connections to Step Up’s group of younger ladies who’re coming of age in a society that is experiencing a confidence hole,” explains Delores Morton, CEO of Step Up. “At Step Up, we imagine women should outline and pursue success on their phrases. We’re excited to companion with Kérastase to collectively guarantee younger ladies throughout the US profit from the experiences of mentors to nurture their private {and professional} progress.”

The facility of mentorship is obvious.

  • Girls who’ve had a mentor are 74% extra prone to be very self-confident*.
  • Youth with a mentor are 130% extra prone to maintain management positions**.

Following Step Up’s mentorship program, members self-reported they skilled the next***:

  • 84% progress in confidence
  • 80% progress in self-awareness
  • 73% progress in expertise

The Kérastase and Step Up Energy Talks program will debut on January 17th, 2023 within the US. For more information, please go to and be part of the social dialog by following @kerastase_official, @stepupwomensnetwork and hashtag #PowerTalks.

About Kérastase

Kérastase is the world’s main luxurious skilled haircare model. Since 1964, the model has been providing beautiful merchandise and bespoke, in-salon therapies, all powered by scientific experience {and professional} data. It’s now current in additional than 60 nations with a group of about 150,000 hairdressers. Kérastase adopts a care-first philosophy that extends past its merchandise: to take care of all hair sorts and all people, in addition to the world we reside in. Go to to study extra or should you’re a salon excited by becoming a member of our community of a few of the most interesting salons on the planet. Be a part of the dialog on Instagram by tagging @kerastase_official and #PowerTalks

About Step Up:

By means of structured mentorship packages, centered help, and galvanizing connections, Step Up helps women, and those that establish with girlhood, outline and obtain their distinctive visions of success. Join at or by way of Instagram @stepupwomensnetwork, TikTok @stepupwomensnetwork, Fb @stepupwomensnetwork and Twitter @suwn.

*Kérastase worldwide survey (on-line interviews made by Scènes de Vie) on greater than 2,500 ladies within the USA, China, Brazil, UK and France, August 2022

**The Mentoring Impact: Younger Folks’s Views on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring, 2014

***SY22 Affect Report: Step Up Faculty 12 months 2021-2022, 2022

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