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2017 Events


A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community: Developmental Networks for Innovation, Achievement, and Transformation

October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017

Mentoring that Matters: Using the Power of Mentoring to Help Veteran Transitions

Tammy Allen, University of South Florida  

With an estimated average of 200,000 talented and experienced military members transitioning from the military to the civilian workplace each year, U.S. companies and organizations have responded in concerted fashion to assist with this transition and take advantage of this strong source of talent.

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This is your Brain on Mentoring: The Neuroscience of Creating the Optimal State for Receptive Engagement

Ann Betz, BEabove Leadership  

As human development practitioners, whether mentors, coaches, or counselors, we are ultimately concerned with wanting those we serve to connect, engage, and be able to make the changes they desire.

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The Future of Supported Mentoring — What’s Happening Now and What Comes Next?

David Clutterbuck, European Mentoring and Coaching Council  

With a few, isolated early exceptions, supported mentoring programmes emerged less than 40 years ago. Their evolution over that time has been rapid, both in North America and around the world.

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East Meets West: How Mindfulness Might Be Leveraged to Enhance Mentoring

Lillian Eby, University of Georgia  

In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in the application of mindfulness principles to organizational and educational settings. Mindfulness is a state of consciousness characterized by awareness and observation in the present moment without reactivity or judgment.

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Cultural Competency in Mentoring: Strategies for Connecting Across Difference

Lisa Fain, Center for Mentoring Excellence  

There is near universal consensus that paying attention to Diversity and Inclusion is beneficial for student, staff and faculty engagement and organizational success. Often, organizations employ mentoring programs to effect inclusion, or to help promote diversity within the organization.

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Adding to the Mentor’s Repertoire or Innovation in Mentoring Practice Through Coaching Skills

Bob Garvey, York St John Business School  

Both mentoring and coaching often share similar skills and processes. Much depends on the context and the purpose of the mentoring as to when to use coaching skills.

In this keynote I will explore the skills from a specific technique in coaching known as ‘solution focus’.

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Competence, Boundaries, and Cultural Humility: Toward a Mentoring Code of Ethics

Brad Johnson, US Naval Academy, Johns Hopkins University  
Strong and enduring developmental relationships often progress along a relational continuum from transactional and formal to transformational and relational. As a relationship becomes more mutual, reciprocal, and emotionally bonded, mentors may experience several relationship-based ethical tensions.

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Exploring the Cultural Aspects of Mentoring

Frances Kochan, Emeriti Auburn University  
Mentoring is a complex and varied relational endeavor, which is growing in international prominence. The success of failure of mentoring programs is dependent upon many factors. Among the most prominent, and yet also most overlooked of these factors are the cultural values, beliefs and mores of the individuals, organizations and the society in which the relationship or program exists.

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Ask Powerful Questions: Create Conversations that Matter

Chad Littlefield, We!  
How might we foster a culture of asking more powerful questions? Chad Littlefield, TEDx speaker, presents a compelling and thoughtful perspective on how to make a shift in both mindset and a culture from a place of "me" to a place of "we."

The session will introduce a new suite of tools for building relationships of trust in a mentoring context.

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Health Sciences Center Faculty Mentoring in Scholarship is Useful...but first train the trainer

Akshay Sood, University of New Mexico School of Medicine  

Rationale: There is a nationwide shortage of mentors for faculty mentees engaged in scholarship, particularly at small-sized institutions. While mentee training programs are common, few programs focus on developing mentors.

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Mentoring and Leadership Insights for Millennials (NOT About Millennials)

Tamara Thorpe, Organizational Development Consultant  

In 2012, Millennials became the most researched generation of our time. Since then the amount of research on this generation has increased exponentially, covering various aspects from workplace trends and social engagement to financial habits and sexual tendencies.

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Embracing Who We Are: The Significance of Narrative in Successful Mentoring and Inclusion

Maggie Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico  

In thinking about decades of mentoring, I have come to believe that mentoring success comes from the two-way conversation, a sharing of narratives between mentor and mentee. When we think of “what stuck” in what we gave a mentee and what they gave us, it is usually the story of each person that we remember.

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Looking Back/Moving Forward

Lois Zachary, Leadership Development Services, LLC  
Lois Zachary surveys the mentoring landscape and reflects on how it has evolved over the last ten years. She offers her unique perspective on how the terrain has changed, what the lay of the land is now and what the most likely next stage will be. Dr.

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A Pragmatic Approach to Mentoring

Jane Lewes,   Eileen Murphy,  

Part A: The Building Blocks of Mentoring Relationships
Part A will focus on the six

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The Power of We: Creating Community through Positive Social Risks and Conversations that Matter

Chad Littlefield, We!  

How might we create more conversations that matter? Chad Littlefield, TEDx speaker, will facilitate a deep dive pre-conference session to unpack this question. You will be left with a compelling and thoughtful perspective on how to break down communication barriers and boost connection and engagement in your programs.

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Evaluating Mentoring Programs: A Review of Benchmarks and Assessment Techniques to Monitor and Improve Your Program.

Laura Lunsford, University of North Carolina Wilmington  

Successful mentoring programs are tailored to individual and institutional needs. In this workshop you will review common elements to successful programs, while developing benchmarks and creating a plan to monitor and improve your program. This interactive workshop will review case studies and ideally, examples from participants to engage in learning that ‘sticks’.

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2016 Events


Developmental Networks : The Power of Mentoring and Coaching.

October 24, 2016 - October 28, 2016

Shift the Focus: How Changing the Conversation can Maximize the Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Jillian Gonzales, University of New Mexico  

In recent years the practice of coaching has been welcomed into the world of mentoring. Coaching offers multiple modalities that enhance the practice of mentoring conversations. One such model is Motivational Interviewing originated by William Miller, University of New Mexico and Stephen Rollnick, University of South Wales, 1983.

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Starting and Supporting Mentoring Programs

Laura G. Lunsford, University of Arizona  

This intimate and interactive workshop is designed for you if you are a new or experienced mentoring program manager who has oversight for a mentoring program and a desire to improve it. You will develop plans for designing (or redesigning) your mentoring program and learn how to support flourishing mentoring relationships.

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Neuroscience and Mentoring: A Toolkit For Building Effective Developmental Networks

Jerry Willbur, The Leadership Mentoring Institute  

Dramatic improvements in brain scanning devices available to researchers are opening up exciting discoveries about mentoring. We can now observe in real time as the brain reacts to mentoring experiences and actually restructures itself before our eyes.

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Conscious Connections to Create Developmental Networks

Chad Littlefield, We!  

How might we create more conversations that matter? Chad Littlefield, TEDx speaker, presents a compelling and thoughtful perspective on how to break down communication barriers and boost connection and engagement. The session will introduce a new framework for viewing our interpersonal interactions.

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Mentoring and the Work of Innovation

Audrey J. Murrell, University of Pittsburgh  

The power of mentoring relationships has been shown to impact a wide variety of organizational outcomes such as career development, leadership cultivation and diversity matters. This talk will make the case that the next phase of mentoring research should focus on the role that mentoring can play in driving the critical work of innovation.

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A New Approach to Cultivate Mentoring Relationships

Jean Rhodes, University of Massachusetts, Boston  

Mentoring relationships have emerged as a key factor in the educational attainment and academic success of underrepresented college students, yet data indicate that such students are less likely to form these vital connections during college.

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The Skilled Coachee: Lessons for Mentoring Theory & Practice

Paul Stokes, Sheffield Business School (SBS)  

In this session, Stokes will be drawing upon his PhD research which is examined on the premise that, in coaching and mentoring relationships, the coachee can also be deemed as having process skills that are necessary for such relationships to be effective.

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The Power of Mentoring Millennials with Generational Competence

Tamara Thorpe, Organizational Development Consultant  

Economic shifts over the last twenty years have made the multi-generational workforce a reality, with up to four generations in the workplace today. Millennials became the largest segment of that workforce in 2015, and these increasing numbers are creating significant shifts in the workplace.

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Building a Bigger “Us”: Multidimensional Networking and Mentoring

Maggie Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico  

While we have worked for decades to mentor students for valuable careers in STEM, there are still many organizational areas that lack diversity in terms of gender, race, or ethnicity. Over the years, we continue to observe places of power where women and minorities and even men with different pedigrees are not hired.

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Developmental Networks: Learning from Mentors, Coaches, and Peers

Wendy Murphy, Babson College    

The nature of careers has dramatically changed with increasing job mobility, globalization, and technological innovation. In response, the scholarship of mentoring has broadened its scope from a traditional dyadic perspective to a developmental network. A developmental network is defined as a set of people who take an active interest in and action toward advancing an individual’s career.

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2015 Events


New Perspectives in Mentoring: A Quest for Leadership Excellence and Innovation

October 20, 2015 - October 23, 2015

Confronting Paradox: Insights from the Mentoring Experiences of Professional Indian Women

Stacy Blake-Beard, Professor of Management, Simmons College  

India is facing a number of changes that have implications for women and their participation in the workforce. These women face a challenging paradox. On one hand, there is the hope that they will be contributing factors in the rapidly changing and competitive economy through enhanced participation in the workforce.

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An Evidence-based Relational Approach to Creating Powerful Feedback Conversations

Lise Lewis, Master Coach Practitioner and EMCC International President  

Feedback is generally accepted as being significant in improving leadership and ultimately organisational performance and is integral to coach / mentor practice. Given this emphasis there is scope for improving the activity when the anticipation of engaging with feedback can elicit feelings of anxiety sometimes escalating to fear.

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Using Your Enthusiasm and Passion to Enhance Your Mentoring

Diana E. Northup, Professor Emerita, College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences
Visiting Associate Professor, Biology UNM
 

Effective mentoring can make a crucial difference to young, intelligent students who lack confidence and the advantage of a few decades of experience. Lack of mentoring and a lack of perspective on my part, caused me to abandon my dreams at age eighteen.

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Developing Excellence in Leadership and Coaching—for Mentors

Chris Cook, President & CEO, Capiche Consulting  

It’s important that mentees see their mentors as effective and resonant leaders both within their professional field of expertise and within their circles of influence. But that’s not all.

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Developing Mentor Leaders: Wired to Win

Jerry Willbur, The Leadership Mentoring Institute  

This workshop will employ exciting new research from the cognitive sciences especially concerning neuroplasticity (brain growth) and the role of mentoring.  Using new transcranial magnetic stimulation and scanning techniques we are learning new things about the brain and how mentoring and other interventions can actually change brain structure and functioning.

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The Leadership Identity Journey: Transformative Leaps for Humankind

Carol A. Mullen, Professor of Educational Leadership, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University  

Imagining our leadership experience as a journey increases our capacity for leading and mentoring more effectively and purposefully. This “leadership identity journey” presents an absorbing and transformative experience that draws on Joseph Campbell’s universal mythology within a leadership frame of reference.

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2014 Events


Developmental Networks: Mentoring & Coaching at Work

October 21, 2014 - October 24, 2014

Reaching Across: Mentoring in a Multicultural Society

Carlos E. Cortés, University of California, Riverside  

In our increasingly multicultural nation and shrinking globe, all of us are likely to mentor -– and be mentored by –- people with whom we share both similarities and differences.  This talk will address the opportunities and challenges inherent in such mentoring.

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Creating a Sustainable STEM Talent Pipeline

Mary Fernández, MentorNet  

Over the past 10 years, U.S. growth in STEM jobs was three times greater than non-STEM jobs. Yet demand in many STEM fields is dramatically outstripping supply.  Only one out of ten students who attend college will graduate with a STEM degree, and while 7 out of 10 college students are women or under-represented minorities, only 4 out of 10 are STEM graduates.

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Mentoring (alone) Is Not The Answer: Take A Strategic Approach And Achieve Much More!

Ann Rolfe, Mentoring Works  

We look to mentoring to achieve workplace outcomes but are these goals realistic?  Too often mentoring is seen as a panacea - it’s assumed mentoring will remedy all ills and resolve the discrepancy between the current situation and the desired one. However, most goal achievement requires a suite of integrated actions.

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Mentoring for Life: Inspiring Today's Students to Become Tomorrow's Most Creative, Thoughtful Leaders

Maggie Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico  

This plenary session will address the importance of fostering emotional intelligence and psychosocial support in the mentoring relationship for the development of scientists and researchers, and propose best practices for successful application in scientific research fields.

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Cultivating a Highly Efficient Mentoring Culture via Neurological Breakthroughs

Jerry Willbur, The Leadership Mentoring Institute  

Based on research conducted by The Leadership Mentoring Institute, and recent breakthroughs in brain scan technology, this plenary will discuss mentoring strategies for establishing highly effective organizations, and how neuroscience can be used across disciplines to supplement existing research available on mentoring.

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A Conversation With Alana: One Boy's Multicultural Rite Of Passage

Carlos E. Cortés, University of California, Riverside  

"A Conversation with Alana" is a one-hour, one-person autobiographical play written and performed by Carlos E. Cortés, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Riverside.

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The Dynamics of Coaching & Mentoring Relationships in the Workplace

Bob Garvey, York St John Business School  

Mentoring and coaching are employed increasingly in the workplace for a variety of purposes. As human beings, we are brilliant at relationships and very poor at them as well.  Human relationships are both dynamic and complex, and mentoring and coaching relationships are no less complex than other types of relationships.

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Designing Effective Mentoring Programs

Ann Rolfe, Mentoring Works  

Imagine what it would be like if your mentoring program were the benchmark for other industries.  Or, other organizations looked at what you had done as a model.

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The Power of Positive Mentoring

Jerry Willbur, The Leadership Mentoring Institute  

This pre-conference workshop will use both qualitative and quantitative research, plus insights from thirty years in the field of mentoring, to explore the importance of the development of emotional intelligence ‘people savvy’ skills in the effective mentoring connection.

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2013 Events


Impact and Effectiveness of Developmental Relationships

October 29, 2013 - November 1, 2013

Keys to the Development and Implementation of Formal Mentoring Programs

Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida  

Formal mentoring programs can be an effective strategy for enhancement of employee and student retention, socialization, and diversity development. However, poorly designed and executed programs can do more harm than good.The objective of this session will be to share a set of evidence-based guidelines for implementing programs within organizational and academic settings.

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How Much Do Mentees Need Goals?

David Clutterbuck, European Mentoring & Coaching Council  

There is an assumption in much of the literature on mentoring and coaching that the learner will benefit from having very specific (SMART) goals. But what's the evidence for this. David shares the results of several years' exploration of this topic, which have resulted in the publication later in 2013 of the book Beyond Goals.

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Facilitating High Quality Mentoring Relationships: Evidence-based Recommendations

Lillian T. Eby, University of Georgia  

Mentoring relationships represent an important personal and professional development opportunity for youth, students, and employees alike. However, often mentoring programs and practices are implemented without careful consideration of the science of mentoring.

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Developmental Relationships: A Critique of Two Decades of Published Research from the Mentoring and Tutoring Journal

Beverly J. Irby, Mentoring and Tutoring Journal, Editor  

The Session will cover a decade of published literature on the topic of developmental relationships in mentoring. A critique of the types of literature on the topic and definitions of the topic, which have been published in the journal, Mentoring and Tutoring, will be addressed.

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Mentoring in Higher Education

William A. Gray, Mentoring Solutions President  

This Workshop provides information and hands-on activities associated with developing productive formalized mentoring relationships, based on experience doing this since 1978 for over 40,000 mentor-protege partners in over 150 organizations.

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Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology for Mentors

Rochelle Lari, Sandia National Laboratories  

A workshop outlining how the establishment of developmental relationships help with motivation, self-control, self-awareness, personal communication and personal relationships.

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Mentoring in Creativity and the Arts

Falko Steinback, Soloist, Composer and Piano Pedagogue   Elizabeth J. Kuuttila,   Courtney Johnson, Professor of Pediatrics & Rheumatology, UNM Children’s Hospital & School of Medicine  

Mentoring in Creativity and the Arts is a special session that reflects on the various ways that creativity and developmental relationships intersect, while highlighting the importance of creativity throughout all disciplines. Dr.

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2012 Events


Facilitating Developmental Relationships for SUCCESS

October 24, 2012 - October 26, 2012

Mentoring Innovation: The Experience of a Composer-Scientist

Elaine Bearer, Professor, The University of New Mexico  

The ability to find meaning in music, to create original musical works, and to think musical thoughts has long caught the attention of philosophers, historians, mathematicians, acoustic engineers, as well as biologists, anatomists, neuroscientists and cognitive scientists.

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The Role of Mentors in Musical Performers

Guillermo Figueroa, Artistic Director of The Figueroa Music and Arts Project  

A presentation by Guillermo Figueroa, a long time violinist, violist and conductor, on musical comprehension and the various ways in which it is acquired, nurtured, or rejected. Specific topics will include: 1. The importance of family influences.

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Mentoring in the Arts

Courtney Johnson, Professor of Pediatrics & Rheumatology, UNM Children’s Hospital & School of Medicine  

Mentoring in medicine and the arts is a lifelong experience-–as both mentor and mentee. We are to be conscientious caretakers-- good stewards--of our talents and education and of those opportunities for the education and edification of others.  And we must not forget that we always have much to learn from our colleagues, students, friends, and patients.

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De-mystifying the Creative and Drawing Processes

Amy Stein, Professional Artist  

In the mentoring process, my focus is to de-mystify the creative and drawing process. I believe that art is a gateway to healing and self- validation. During my art workshop, my primary objective is to empower participants to access their inner artist. Most people have been conditioned to believe that they are not artists.

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Processing Movement and Sound from a Pianist’s and Composer’s Perspective

Falko Steinback, Soloist, Composer and Piano Pedagogue  

My composition “Figures” is a piano cycle comprised of 17 independent etudes. The etudes are connected thematically, through both technical and musical aspects, whereby each one has its own focus. The idea for this cycle grew out of my work on the “Compendium of Piano Technique”.

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Energizing the Water

Maggie Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico  

Mentoring is a word that is used to define interactions at many levels. It can be a one-off interaction in which you give a student a book or it can be a life-long dialogue. I think that it is important, when we talk about mentoring to know what we mean before we start to say things about it.

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Coaching Skills for Mentors

Maureen Breeze, National and International Speaker, Co-author, Lead Trainer & Coach at Lifebound  

In this session, participants will be introduced to academic coaching and witness first-hand how coaching skills can be used to create bonds with students, develop intrinsic motivation, help students create vision for their futures, and promote accountability.

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Flying Your True Colors

David L. Eng, President and Chief Learning Officer of DLE Consultants  

True Colors is a simple model of personality identification for people of all ages that improves communications and relationships through recognition of a person’s true character.  Utilizing colors as a metaphor to differentiate the four basic personality types, True Colors becomes an uncomplicated language for every individual to convey complex ideas very simply.

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Mentoring In Higher Education

Laura G. Lunsford, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Arizona South  

This workshop will focus on how to build high quality mentoring relationships through: 1) development of mentoring competencies and skills, and 2) development of standards and benchmarks.  Mentoring programs have proliferated on college campuses and focus on mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty.

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A Confucius Model of Mentoring Relationship

Xiu Gang, President, Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China   Chuo Jingzhong, Director, Confucius Institute, Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China  

A review of large amount of literature on the theme of mentoring reveals that remarkable achievements have been made in the west academic fields including business, government, medicine, law as well as education whereas little research has been done in non-western scholarship especially in China.

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Formal Mentoring: “Evil Step-Sister” or “Perfect Cousin” to Informal Relationships?

Belle R. Ragins, Professor, Human Resource Management  

Formal mentoring is often assumed to be less effective than informal relationships, yet there are many hidden strengths in formal relationships. This session will dispel the myths and illuminate the potential strengths of formal mentoring.

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2011 Events


Learning Across Disciplines

October 26, 2011 - October 28, 2011

Emerging themes in mentoring

David Clutterbuck, European Mentoring & Coaching Council  

Mentoring has evolved a great deal since formal programs began in the early 1980s. Early on in the evolution of formal mentoring the US and Europe went different directions, with the US emphasizing sponsorship and relatively directive behav- iors and Europe emphasizing non-directive developmental behaviors. Increasingly these two models are being mixed and matched in novel ways.

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Mentoring: Advanced Skills Development Workshop

David Clutterbuck, European Mentoring & Coaching Council  

This workshop is aimed at experienced mentors, who want to add a range of different approaches and techniques to their practice; and at program managers, who need to help mentors overcome setbacks.

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Mentoring Best Practices in Academic Settings

Laura G. Lunsford, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Arizona South   Mary Irwin, University of Arizona  

Mentoring programs have proliferated on college campuses with goals for student retention and to develop their re- search/academic interests. These programs involve a variety of mentors and mentoring techniques. There are peer mentoring programs, faculty-student mentoring programs, and group mentoring activities.

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Creating Effective Mentoring Programs

Michael Shenkman, Best Practice Resources, Inc.  

Mentoring is approaching a threshold. While mentoring was once considered to be an informal process, now institutions are creating “mentoring programs.” These are engagements that provide a certain kind of support that is distinguished from other services.

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Deepening the Quality of Mentoring: The Un-Discussable

Joseph Pascarelli, International Mentoring Association  

Empowerment is the fundamental focus of Mentoring—strengthening the determination, resiliency, self-confidence, and positive inner drive of the mentee. It is all based on the relationship between the mentee and the mentor -- the deeper the relationship, the greater the empowerment.

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The Importance of Caring in Mentoring Relationships: Defining and Exploring an Old Concept as a New Construct

Scott N. Taylor, University of New Mexico  

There has recently been an emergence in research on the importance of compassion, empathy, perspective taking, authenticity, and the like.  These have been shown to be critical to the development of stronger connections in the workplace, stronger individual performance, and higher employee engagement. In this plenary session we will present the beginning of our own research on these issues.

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2010 Events


Mentoring Theory & Practice: Learning from the Past & Envisioning the Future

October 27, 2010 - October 29, 2010

Mentoring & Inclusion - Diversity Unleashed

Carmen M. Carter, Multicultural Women's Council  

Workshops about mentoring and inclusion are some of the most important sessions anyone will ever attend. Surprisingly, the goal of diversity is not necessarily diversity itself.

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Learning From the Past & Envisioning the Future

Joseph Pascarelli, International Mentoring Association  

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Coaching and Mentoring with Compassion: Helping Others Develop Social and Emotional Competence

Scott N. Taylor, University of New Mexico  

Why is developing social and emotional competence (ESC) critical to leading, managing, mentoring,

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Variations on the Mentoring Theme: New Forms and Practices

Kathy E. Kram, Boston University  

Globalization, increasingly diverse workforces, rapid changes in technology, and persistent environmental turbulence are shaping contemporary workplaces. These forces require individuals and organizations to develop the capacity to learn effectively and efficiently, if they are to successfully meet the challenges they face.

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Creating Effective Mentoring Programs

Laura G. Lunsford, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Arizona South  

Enormous resources in time and money are invested in mentoring programs. How do you know if this investment is a good one? How can you show that a mentoring program is effective and successful? This workshop will equip you with the skills to answer these questions.  The workshop is appropriate for both new and experienced professionals.

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Best Practices in Academic Settings

Barry W. Sweeny, Best Practice Resources, Inc.  

Tired of “workshops” that are all lecture and presenters who do not “walk their talk”? Attend this workshop for a refreshing change, but come prepared to participate and to grow your skills.

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2009 Events


Making the Most of Mentoring In a World of Change

November 16, 2009 - November 18, 2009

Developing Effective Mentoring Programs

Larry Carroll, Elmhurst College  

The workshop will assist participants in developing effective mentoring programs which focus on reaching desired organizational goals. The program will address key issues faced in the designing, implementation, and assessment of an effective mentoring program. The workshop will address the best practices of effective mentoring.

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Mentoring and the Responsible Conduct of Research: How do Graduate Students Learn To Mentor?

William Gannon,  

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently required that any grant awarded to an investigator that supported post-doctoral research must provide training in mentoring for those post-docs. Even more recently, NSF is considering requiring responsible conduct of research training to graduate students and others supported by their funding by early 2010.

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EPowerment: Online Mentoring as an Enabler of Empowerment and Engagement

Izzy Justice, Founder and CEO of EQmentor Inc.  

Five learning principles are a prerequisite for substantive learning: an extended learning model, mentoring, outcome-based learning, emotional safety, and multi-mode learning. Mentoring is a great way to ensure new leaders are properly equipped to handle the challenges of their new roles. Viewed this way, mentoring is a process rather than an outcome.

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The Power of Mentoring Lies in Empowerment—the Development of Human Potential

Joseph Pascarelli, International Mentoring Association  

What is empowerment? What are the ways in which mentors empower others to believe and trust in se

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Holistic Mentoring: What My Grandmother Taught Me

Maggie Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico  

Mentoring is a combination of listening with your mind and heart. The goal of mentoring is to help each student find their heart’s path, whether this is science or architecture, and empower them to find their own voice, and help them understand what education really is and can do.

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Framing the Conversation

Lois Zachary, Leadership Development Services, LLC  

Dr. Zachary will introduce the “4C concepts” as a framework to stimulate reflection and focus our conversation about mentoring practice during the Institute.

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2008 Events


Fostering a Mentoring Culture in the 21st Century

October 22, 2008 - October 24, 2008

The Elements of Exceptional Mentorship: What your 21st Century Students (and faculty) Want You to Know

W. Brad Johnson, United States Naval Academy  

This closing address will highlight the best evidence-supported ingredients to effective mentorships. Salient matters of style, skill, and integrity will be highlighted. Participants will be encouraged to become deliberate and intentional in the mentor role.

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Virtual Mentoring

Izzy Justice, Founder and CEO of EQmentor Inc.  

Dr. Justice believes that concepts and theories can be learned in a classroom or training environment, but learning that resu lts in lasting change is the result of a committed learner over a committed period of time. Furthermore, it is the mistakes we m ake and the challenges we face that help us learn.

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Mentorship of New Faculty at UNM's College of Education

Elizabeth Noll, The University of New Mexico, College of Education  

In this session, Dr. Elizabeth Noll (Associate Dean, UNM College of Education), will describe the College of Education's Mentorship Program for New Faculty, including its various components and the successes and challenges it has faced. This is an interactive session in which the audience will be invited to share their ideas and questions.

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Multicultural Student-Faculty Relationships in Graduate Education

Lewis Schlosser, Seton Hall University  

Dr. Schlosser will present the tenets of an emerging theory of student-faculty relationships in graduate school that is infused with multicultural considerations. He will also offer implications of this theory and suggestions for future research. Finally, Dr.

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