2022 Conference Speakers

2022 Pre-Conference Workshops

Bob Garvey

Coaching and Leadership Approaches to Mentoring

Bob Garvey
York Business School   

This is a practical workshop. The workshop will be delivered in ‘the mentoring way’ and therefore there are no pre-specified learning outcomes. Instead, at the start of the workshop, we will consider and develop our personal learning outcomes for the workshop and our motivations for attending. These will be reviewed during the workshop in the light of our experiences. Show More

Lisa Fain

How to Develop Trust in Mentoring Relationships

Lisa Z. Fain
Center for Mentoring Excellence   

It is widely accepted that good mentoring relationships require authentic, honest and candid communication. Effective communication however, is dependent upon creating a trusting relationship in which mentor and mentee feel safe to share, and then safe to soar. This interactive and engaging workshop will explore the elements of trust and provide practical tips for building trust in your mentoring relationships.Show More

Weaving Negotiation Skills Into Mentorship

Valerie Romero-Leggott Eve Espey Nancy Kanagy
Valerie Romero-Leggott University of New Mexico
Eve Espey University of New Mexico
Nancy Kanagy University of New Mexico

This workshop’s mentoring theme focuses on strategies for effective negotiation. The context for the workshop is the ongoing inequity in pay and opportunity for those with less effective negotiation skills and for those who are often subjects of conscious and unconscious bias—people of color and women. Among other inequities, differential pay for academic women and people of color is an obvious and consistent challenge. These inequities are documented through AAMC data, most recently published in 2020. Show More