Mission Statement: Support students in their progress toward graduation by identifying barriers to academic success and personal growth with a commitment to help students minimalize or eliminate those barriers through mentorship and leadership modeling opportunities.
Philosophy: The Cincinnati State Women's Network Advisory Board holds value in and is committed to the empowerment of women of multiple ethnicities through academic support and achievement, community service, self-awareness, mentoring, leadership and social development.
What does a mentee do in the mentoring relationship?
The mentee should:
Remember that developing meaningful relationships take time. Give yourself and your mentor ample room to get to know each other.Your mentor will not always have the answer but discussions are just as rewarding. Communication is key to a successful mentoring relationship; as with anything in life, the more you put in to the relationship, the more you will get out of the relationship.
Use the electronic form below to sign up to be a Women's Network mentee. The scroll bar at the right should be used to complete all of the questions.
If you have problems with the form, you can open the attached printable form (located at the bottom of this page), complete it, and return it to Neisha Wiley in Main 168.
What does a *mentor do in the mentoring relationship?
The mentor should:
Every mentoring relationship will unfold differently based on the individuals involved, but the purpose of mentoring is not to tell the mentee what to do, but to help the mentee make his or her own informed decisions. Be supportive, not critical or negative, and remember that everyone’s experiences and priorities are different.
*Mentor roles are available to Cincinnati State faculty, staff & administrators only. If you are a student looking to be mentored, please use the application for mentees, located at the left.
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