Mentor Step12019-01-27T02:00:55+00:00

STEP-1

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE WINGS MENTOR?

While participation as a Mentor in WINGS is voluntary, we are looking for committed and passionate women and men who are willing to enthusiastically support the development of women who are aspiring to be leaders. Our Mentors meet the following criteria to participate in the program:

  • Embody the following leadership and personal qualities.
    • Self-Awareness
    • Resiliency
    • Executive Gravitas
    • Connection
    • Growth Mindset
  • Able to commit to the full 10 months mentoring relationship
  • Meet once per week for the first 6-8 weeks and at least once per month thereafter. Willing to commit 5-6 hours per month on an average for 10 months
  • Attend Kick-off and other connectivity events with your paired mentees
  • Participate in the on-going evaluation process by joining monthly check-ins and taking the surveys at the end of the program
  • Able to mentor effectively using virtual technology if required
  • Committed to following WINGS Signature Program and supporting activities for 10 months
  • Keep any information that mentee tells her mentor as confidential except as may cause her or others harm
  • Have access to a diverse network and willing to make connections for mentee as appropriate
  • Sincere desire to build a constructive and positive relationship between you as a Mentor and your Mentee
  • Sensitivity to people from varied backgrounds and compassion/understanding
  • Should be able to draw examples from his or her own experience as a leader
  • Invest in menteeā€™s development by learning more about her background, strengths, and objectives
  • Willing to guide mentee to adhere to the program requirements and ensure that she is focused on completing program activities