Sack Lunch Seminar: MentHERship: Women in STEM, The Postdoc/Mentor Relationship
- Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
- Virtually, contact [email protected] for link
One vital component to women’s success in STEM is mentorship. Presenters Dr. Agnieszka Rynda-Apple, Assistant Professor, and Research Scientist Dr. Kelly Shepardson, are both in Microbiology and Immunology. Rynda-Apple served as Shepardson’s mentor while attaining her postdoc. This seminar will provide an open discussion about both the mentee's and mentor's career paths and how each have benefited from this relationship. Topics will include choosing your mentor/mentee, maneuvering your partnership, establishing expectations, fostering development and independence.