Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work and Women Faculty in Computing

Published on 10/24/2007

Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work

Technical women face challenges, from institutionalized bias to differences in communication styles to a lack of female role models. Developed in collaboration with, Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work helps women excel in the technical professions and advance to positions of leadership.

Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work will help you start and sustain a purposeful and rewarding mentoring relationship. Informed by research from academic and business literature and by conversations with mentoring experts in the field, Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work offers activities, resources, and tools to support a mentoring pair, presented in an easy-to-use format.

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Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work was produced with We also thank the following people for their contributions to these materials: Joanne M. Cohoon, University of Virginia and NCWIT; Kellee Noonan, Hewlett Packard; Caroline Simard and Cindy Goral,; and Jane Krauss, Education Consultant.

Mentoring-in-a-Box: Women Faculty in Computing

Women in scientific disciplines face challenges that range from institutionalized bias to differences in communication styles and a lack of female role models. Mentoring-in-a-Box: Women Faculty in Computing can help you start and sustain a successful mentoring relationship. This Box is designed to help pre-tenure faculty women prepare for the next stage of their careers, and to help them look ahead to positions of accomplishment and influence. Mentoring-in-a-Box: Women Faculty in Computing addresses the challenges of the computer science faculty experience by providing practical activities, resources, and templates that a mentor and mentee can use right away.

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Mentoring in a Box: Women Faculty in Computing was produced thanks to contributions from the following people: Joanne McGrath Cohoon, Senior NCWIT Research Scientist; Jane Krauss, Education Consultant; Mary Frank Fox and Mary Jean Harrold of the Georgia Institute of Technology; Mary Lou Soffa, the University of Virginia; Carla Ellis, Duke University; Lisa Frehill, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology; David Notkin of the University of Washington; Joan Peckham, University of Rhode Island; Desh Ranjan, New Mexico State University; and reviewer members of the NCWIT Academic Alliance.

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