IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) is pleased to announce the release of a new webinar on the Mentoring Connection Program. This webinar is targeted at IEEE members who are interested in mentoring, either from the perspective of being mentored or of being a mentor.
This webinar will discuss the concept of mentoring and how the IEEE Mentoring Program works. In addition, participants will explore what to look for in a mentoring partner and clarify roles, responsibilities, and expectations.
Kathy Wentworth Drahosz, B.S., is the founder and President of The Training Connection, Inc., and author of The Keys to Mentoring Success. Kathy brings over twenty years of experience in business, product and people development. As a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) Kathy has helped thousands of individuals worldwide experience the power of her training programs and services. A strong focus of Kathy's work has been assisting federal agencies and businesses in developing effective, formal mentoring programs. In addition to personally presenting numerous national training programs in the mentoring field, Kathy is the co-developer of Dynamic Mentoring Connections, Mentoring for Success and Discovering the Mentor Within; three practical approaches to unleashing human potential. Her most pioneering endeavor has been the development of "The Mentoring Connection," an innovative web-based delivery system designed to offer businesses and other organizations a tailor made, comprehensive, effective and cost-efficient method of establishing and managing formal mentoring programs and partnerships.
Jennifer Sellers, B.A., is the Vice President of The Training Connection, Inc. and has almost a decade of business management and development experience. Jennifer is responsible for business development and the marketing of TTC’s mentoring programs and products. She has also been instrumental in the development of “The Mentoring Connection,” (the innovative web-based mentoring system), and serves as its Program Manager. Also a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) Jennifer has assisted in scores of mentoring training programs and serves on the Dynamic Mentoring training team.
IEEE GOLD hosts monthly webinars on professional development topics, including conflict management, project management, transitioning from an engineer to manager, scientific writing, and emotional intelligence, among others. These webinar sessions are presented by experts in their fields, recorded for on-demand viewing, and offered to the IEEE GOLD community as a member benefit.