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Mentoring

 

'MENTORING: HOW TO FIND (AND BE) A GREAT MENTOR' WORKSHOP

Monday, July 20, 2009

 5:30pm-9:00pm 

SOLD OUT


Description:

Mentoring is the only process shown to make tangible difference in career success for women and minority scientists. We are all in a position to benefit from both having and being a mentor. This workshop is designed to increase both your mentor and mentee skills including: 

  • How to choose a mentor
  • Ways to ask for mentoring help
  • Tools for creating a successful mentoring relationship
  • Recommendations for good mentoring tactics 

The workshop will include some role playing exercises to practice communication skills especially important in mentoring situations:

Cost:
Workshop: $90 Members; $120 Non-Members ($160 Workshop & Membership)
Light dinner and refreshments are included.

SOLD OUT


Location:
One Main Street, Cambridge MA, Cambridge MA

(Corner of Main St. and Memorial Drive., Near Kendall Square T stop).  

DIRECTIONS


Agenda:

5:30-6:00pm Registration, Networking and Refreshments

6:00-8:45pm Interactive, participatory Workshop

8:45-9:00pm Networking and Refreshments

Workshop Leader:

Joanne Kamens, Ph.D., is Director of Discovery at RXi Pharmaceuticals, a discovery-stage biopharmaceutical company. Prior to this, she spent 15 years at BASF Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA, which became Abbott Bioresearch Center in 2001. While at Abbott, she led discovery research projects on small molecule and antibody approaches to immunological and inflammatory diseases serving finally as a Group Leader in Molecular Biology. Joanne has been raising awareness of women scientists since 1998 upon realizing that an entire week had gone by at work and not one other woman had been at any meeting she attended. Dr. Kamens founded the current Boston chapter of AWIS (the Association for Women in Science) and is now serving on the national AWIS chapters committee. She is a member of the HBA (Healthcare Business Women’s Association) Mentoring Committee and is an active Mentornet.net participant. Joanne received a Ph.D. in Genetics from Harvard Medical School's Division of Medical Sciences.

 

 

Pre-registration for this workshop ends Friday, July 17 at 6pm

SOLD OUT!