Secrets of Women Who Win at Work: a Panel Discussion on Mentors & Sponsors
Washington, DC • September 12, 2017
What's the secret to career success? Research shows that both mentors and sponsors play a key role in helping you advance at work. Join Ellevate DC as we discuss best practices with an expert panel!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDTMercer
1050 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
The topic of mentors and sponsors regularly come up in conversations about women in leadership and gender equality. While many understand the value of having a mentor, not everyone knows how to find a mentor or navigate the relationship once a match has been made.
Formal mentoring programs can be incredibly useful. From making contacts, bolstering self-confidence and understanding how to make the leap into management, entrepreneurship or on to a corporate board, mentors play a key role in the careers of women who win at work. Likewise, sponsorship - having someone to advocate for you and help open the door to the c-suite - can be an invaluable way to accelerate your career.
So how do you go about becoming a mentor or sponsor? What is the value, and how can you ensure that both parties feel the benefit? Should the relationship be formal or more personal, and should you work within a company program or seek out a relationship on your own?
Join our expert panel to discuss mentoring and sponsorship.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
Mentors and sponsors are not just for women working corporate jobs in large organizations. Finding someone willing to invest in your success is as important–if not more so–for entrepreneurs and independents.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
Complimentary food and drinks will be provided. All guest must be registered prior to the event to pass through security.
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