Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Handbook for Women in STEM
by Donna J. Dean, PhD
About this book:
- Provides a quick and structured guide to mentoring
- Includes a resource guide for quick reference
- The most comprehensive handbook catered to women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Mentorship practice has been part of the human experience since the Golden Age of Greece. Engaging with a mentor as a way to learn and achieve one's full potential is an ancient and respected practice. Getting the Most out of your Mentoring Relationships overviews and gives perspectives on a variety of topics and issues relating to being mentored in the diverse fields encompassed by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are laid out in an easy-to-scan format. This book is meant to serve as a handbook in times of need when a few moments of reflection and perspective would be highly useful.
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Graduate, post-doc, and early career women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Review by Julie A. Stenken, University of Arkansas
Review by Janet White, Kirin Pharma
Review by Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST)
"When considering a mentoring relationship, find someone who is honest. It may help to look outside of your workplace or outside of your department because your immediate co-workers may not always be comfortable giving the advice or guidance that you need is someone to bounce ideas off of to make sure they make sense."
Read more about Sherry and her experience as a protege and a mentor.