We are also excited for the upcoming MentorWIN Advisory Circle meeting on September 21, 2017. A powerhouse of TurkishWINners have actively joined this circle to fully charge the MentorWIN program. Stay tuned for updates and other great ways to get involved.
Mentor: Ece Gelal, Software Engineer, AirTies Wireless Network
Sharing Mentee: Huriye Acar, Electronics Engineering Student, Pamukkale University
"Although we had a serious distance physically, I have never felt that she is far away. Every time I need help, she was there to help me. When I was a little bit confused in my career goals, she encouraged me to take actions. I thank her for her belief in me. This was an amazing experience for me. It really boosted my self-confidence. I believe I can fly right now."
Food for Thought
A 2017 study by professional services firm Egon Zehnder found that only 54% of women have access to senior leaders who act as mentors. Below are six ways women can help land the right people in their corner. You can read the full article here.
Dos and Dont’s
- Be reliable. Make every effort to show up for scheduled meetings.
- Identify your mentee's strengths and show her how to use it.
- Don't become involved in the mentee's personal life.
- Don't be all business and no fun.