Creating useful mentor relationships

Georgousakis M

Franklin Women, Sydney NSW 2065.

Mentoring relationships are very valuable for research career progression however there is much confusion around what a mentor actually does and how you go about getting, and keeping, one. In this talk Melina will describe the different types of professional development relationships: Mentoring, Sponsorship and Coaching. She will also share her personal experiences with each of them in her own research career as well as lessons learnt after launching the first cross-organisational mentoring program in the health and medical research sector that specifically aims at support women aspiring to leadership roles in their careers.