Society of Women Engineers

Mentoring

Mentoring

Mentoring is one of the SWE core values. SWE members can take advantage of many mentoring opportunities at conferences and through various mentoring programs. Keep reading to find out more about how you can participate.

The Mentoring Facilitation Work Group (MFWG) is part of the Membership Committee. Participation in this group is open to anyone, both professional and collegiate SWE members, with interest in mentoring

Goal: To ensure that SWE has global, coordinated and harmonized mentoring programs

Objectives: 

  • Share Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Increase visibility to existing effective Mentoring Groups
  • Facilitate Mentoring Group creation for Society members

Looking for mentoring resources? Contact us at: mentoring@swe.org

Join a SWE Mentoring Group

Here is a list of a few mentoring groups SWE members can participate in:

SWE Mentoring

Social Media

#swementoring

https://www.facebook.com/groups/swementoring/

How to get involved:

  • Join the conversation on the closed Facebook group and learn about mentoring resources.
  • Use #swementoring on social media
  • Tell us about any Mentoring events/programs you are involved in.
  • Attend collaboration calls hosted by Mentoring FWG. Mentoring FWG also hosts.

GradSWE Mentoring Program

Web Page

http://gradswe.swe.org/mentoring.html

Target Audience

  • See Webpage for details of program

Social Media

How to get involved:

  • See Webpage.
  • Attend sessions hosted by affinity groups at conference.

More mentoring groups to be listed soon.

Please fill out the below contact form if you would like us to share your mentoring program.

SWE Mentoring Programs Contact Form
Attention all SWE mentoring program Point of Contacts (POCs): Are you a host of an existing SWE Mentoring Group who would like to make your group visible to SWE members? Please fill out this google form so that we can publish this information on the SWE Mentoring Webpage.

Mentoring Resources

Ways to Find MentorsClick here for ways to find mentors

Setting Mentoring Program Expectations

See the attached mentorship contrant to sign with your mentor/mentee at the beginning of your mentoring.

SWE Resume Template –  Click here for a SWE resume template you can use for award submissions, SWE leadership applications, etc.

Facebook Mentorship Feature

  • Facebook now has a mentorship feature available through groups
  • https://www.facebook.com/fbmentorship/admin/help/(This link works better from a computer)
  • Mentorship provides a way to connect people who may need support and advice with people who have the expertise and experience to help. We are currently testing this product within Groups and Pages to let admins start mentorship programs for their communities.

Mentoring Leadership

Cathy Meyn 
Coordinator
Cathy Meyn Coordinator
Upekesha Addagatla 
Coordinator-Elect
Upekesha Addagatla Coordinator-Elect
Heather Rogers, Resource WG
Heather Rogers, Resource WG
Julie Muszynski
Julie Muszynski
Kimmy Callan
Kimmy Callan

Mentoring Calendar