Resources and Opportunities - Mentoring
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Mentors and sponsors play an important role in career development. STEM Women has built a collection of existing mentoring programs, resources and opportunities to help you build successful mentor/mentee relationship.This collection aligns with strategic recommendation 3.3 of the Women in STEM Decadal Plan.Learn more about the decadal plan .
The Space4Women Network is a mentoring platform that promotes gender equality and gender empowerment in the space sector. The network is open to everyone with interest in space and willingness to support women and girls in space education and careers.
Franklin Women Mentoring Program
The Franklin Women Mentoring Program is a cross-organisational and structured 6-month program that combines informal mentoring sessions with formal sessions facilitated by experts in inclusive leadership.
It aims to support high-potential women in health and medical research careers progress into leadership positions, retaining their skill in the sector. It also provides male and female leaders with the opportunity to develop their mentorship skills as well as increase their awareness of the value of a diverse and inclusive workplace and the role they play in achieving this.
Read the 2017/18 evaluation report here.
Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS)
IMNIS provides PhD student mentees the opportunity to increase their understanding of the industry sector, strengthen their skills to be successful within any part of the STEM sector, and extend their professional network. Access the IMNIS Alumni Survey here.
Australian Institute of Geoscientists - Mentoring Program
The Program aims to connect undergraduate students, MSc/PhD Candidates and early, mid career and more mature geoscientists with senior geoscience professionals to seek practical advice, direction and feedback on their future careers.