Mentoring Women

Here are the most frequently reported gender challenges women list when asked what they need mentoring on. These coincide with the three focus areas already described. Focusing on them can deepen your assistance to women in each area.
• Removing gender barriers
• Navigating the traditional male hierarchies
• Increasing access to informal networks
• Increasing visibility of female role models
• Building legitimacy and credibility in order to advance in management
• Learning the ropes and dealing with the environment for advancement
• Being mentored by women
• Being mentored by men

Practical Strategies: Mentoring Women Toward Success

Mentoring and being mentored can be a risky and humbling experience. As ...

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