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Mentoring: Creating Mutually Empowering Relationships Resources

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Why Mentoring Matters in a Hypercompetitive World: A Harvard Business Review article addresses how professional service firms can reinvent the traditional mentoring model.

9 Characteristics of a Good Mentoring Relationship: This Huffington Post article outlines the characteristics of a strong mentor/mentee relationship ranging from meaningful conversations to having clarity about goals to providing the right connections and tools for mentees.

Don’t Go It Alone: A Diversity Woman article focuses on how the rules of mentoring have changed and the importance of acting in a strategic manner. If someone aligns you with them due to any factor (background, interest, color, gender, religion), makes you feel comfortable, and provides a platform for you to open up in order to absorb and exchange information, jump on the opportunity for a mentor.

Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial: This Harvard Kennedy School paper presents results of the investigation for the effectiveness of mentoring in advancing women’s academic careers in economics.

Earning It - Mentoring Meets Networking in Formal Programs: A New York Time Article discusses the numerous benefits of formal mentoring programs-permitting mentees to gain access to the ideas and experiences of various departments, helping to facilitate the process of adjusting to a company's culture, creating a set-up for self-assessment and feedback and ensuring that minority groups obtain mentors they may otherwise struggle to find.

Center for Mentoring Excellence: This website focuses on individual and organizational mentoring excellence through the offering of tools, resources and expert advice.

How Mentoring Will Help You Perform: An article from the Huffington Post recognizes the multi-faceted advantages of having a mentor, and provides tips for finding a mentor and for working with a mentor.

Optimizing Mentoring Programs for Women of Color: A Catalyst toolkit includes research on the unique issues facing women of color and ways in which effective change can occur in mentoring program development.


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