Why Mentoring Matters
14 October 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
Whether you are a mentor or a mentee, this relationship can help guide you through your career journey, providing a constructive, unbiased perspective to stimulate your professional growth. We will explore what mentorship is, how to find a mentor that is right for you, how to approach mentoring sessions, key roles a mentor plays and detailed how-to’s for setting up your first session to guide you toward success.
Cathy Sobara is a neuroscientist and passionate about raising the voices of women. For 10 years she worked as a researcher in academia in Canada and Germany, studying neurodegenerative diseases. But when she moved to England, Cathy decided to explore a different path. She became Chief Operations Officer of a start-up company called Cheeky Scientist, a global professional network that helps PhDs see their value and find meaningful work outside of academia.
Mary Truscott is a biochemistry PhD currently running a communications consulting business. She has worked in a range of roles in different organizations through her career. Mentors have been invaluable to her professional success and as she learns new skills, sports and hobbies.
You can connect with her on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marytruscott/