Fe/male Switch
Oprah Winfrey once said: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.”
Learning something alone means walking a long and dark road with no light to show the way. Mentors are there not only to teach you how to walk but to help you find this light inside yourself. But they also need help to help you, and this module is about learning to learn.
What it's about:
not losing the touch with people you work with
learning new things by teaching others
forms of mentoring
the good, the bad and the expert mentors
what kind of people you are likely to pitch to
What you will learn:
when mentoring is and what are the myths around it
what are the cornerstones of mentoring
how not to be a toxic mentor
how to find the best mentor
how to see the difference between critique and criticism
doing homework: 1-2 hours
reading presentations: 1-2 hours
How much time does it take?:
The Importance of Female Mentorship in the Tech Industry | The Journey
Watch this video to learn about the importance of mentoring in tech and how promoting diversity is something that we, women, need to be an active part of.