Katy Dickinson is the Founder of Mentoring Standard and an award-winning Process Architect. Katy Dickinson makes mentors shine. Starting in 2001, she was the Process Architect and manager of successful mentoring programs in the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia – while holding a variety of senior executive

roles in the Silicon Valley. At Sun Microsystems, she created and managed the global Engineering mentoring programs for 10 years, after creating and managing the Sun Labs archiving system, the Software development life cycle process, and other large corporate infrastructure.

In 2017, Katy Dickinson became a Certified Interfaith Speaker for the Islamic Networks Group (she joined the ING Board in 2021). In May 2021, Katy Dickinson was graduated with a Master of Arts – Theology from the Graduate Theological Union (GTU), and a Certificate in Spirituality and Social Change from Pacific School of Religion.  Her thesis title was “Range of Chaplain Engagement with Prisoners.” She is in the Berkeley School of Theology – Doctor of Ministry program, and is part of the first cohort of GTU’s Interreligious Chaplaincy Certificate program. Since 2015, she has been a volunteer chaplain for the Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy in Santa Clara County.

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