I had an opportunity in January 2018 to participate on a panel at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA)/American Economic Association (AEA) meeting on “Best Practices in Mentoring Underrepresented Minority Women in Economics.”
As a follow up to this event, I was invited to submit a piece to the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) newsletter.
I wrote about Mentoring as Environmental Stewardship.
In this piece I write the following, “Optimally enacted, mentoring is about success of the individual in and with contributions to a particular context.”
I truly believe that this is one of the keys to successful mentoring, that is to support optimal outcomes for the individual and the “place” in which they function/work.
Additionally, I argue the following in this piece:
A link to my full write-up is provided here:
A link to the full newsletter which contains additional pieces on mentoring is here.
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