Valentina Matvienko will be the mentor in the contest «Leaders of Russia»

© RIA Novosti / Grigory Sisipsagent of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Archival photoValentina Matvienko will be the mentor in the contest «Leaders of Russia»© RIA Novosti / Grigory Sysoev

About his decision to become a mentor in the open competition for managers of new generation «Leaders of Russia» he said at a meeting with journalists the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.

«The President set a task to make a breakthrough in the development of the country, outlets in new frontiers. For this, we need the managers of the new generation — thinking, creative, intelligent, educated. This project provides state support to such people. So I made the decision to become a mentor,» she said.

According to Matvienko, she closely followed the implementation of this project and considers it one of the most successful. It opens opportunities to young talented people to realize their potential, it’s a real social mobility, mechanisms for career growth, said the head of the Federation Council.

«For young people it is important to obtain further education, to attend a series of intelligent and interesting lectures, but it is equally important to raise the example of personal success, on the history of how it was possible to achieve career growth, you need to do, what quality. I really want everything that I’ve accumulated over the years, working in government, to convey, to convey to the young people who want to become team leaders and to build a career,» — said Valentina Matvienko.

The Chairman of the Federation Council expressed the hope that the team who will choose her as a mentor really will be the best.

«Leaders of Russia» is an open competition for the leaders of the new generation. To become a participant, it is enough to be a Manager no older than 55 years of age and have leadership experience of at least five years. For participants under 35 years of age are sheltered enough to have two years of experience in a managerial position. Applications for competition are accepted until 24 October on the website https://лидерыроссии.рф.