Women in Aerospace Ontario Mentoring Program Sessions Open for November 2023

Mar 29, 2023

Purpose of Program: The purpose of the WIA Mentorship program is to prepare both Mentors and Mentees to have high value discussions with respect to the Mentees development needs and goals

After the Program Mentees will:

• Understand the purpose and objectives of mentorship

• Understand how to choose a mentor and the rules of engagement

• Have prepared a draft development plan, a network map, and an elevator pitch to review with their mentor

• Be fully prepared for the speed mentoring event

Mentorship Program Structure:

Mentee Session – 90 Mins

• Preparing for your speed mentoring session

• Overview and Key Rules of Engagement for Mentorship

• Understanding your development needs

• Completing your mentee profile

• Working on your development objectives

• Completing your network map

• Preparing your elevator pitch

• Preparing questions for your mentor

• Logistics of speed mentoring event

Mentor Session – 60 Mins To indicate your interest in being a Mentor, please email mentoring@wia-canada.org 

• Key Rules of Engagement for Mentorship

• Why mentorship can fail and how to make it successful

• Recommended mentorship process

• Resources and Tools for Mentors

• Career Goals Gender and Cultural Differences

• Key areas of Preparation for Participants

• Logistics of Speed Mentoring event

Speed Mentoring Event

Each Mentee has the opportunity to meet with 2 mentors for 20 mins each

Each Mentor meets with a total of 4-5 Mentees

Next Sessions start in November 2023 – register now to avoid disappointment of filled sessions.  

Ontario residents only
*This program is currently open to mentees from southern Ontario, in conjunction with the funding received from the Ontario government. Another program will be launched in the coming weeks for attendees outside this region.