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How mentor training can lead to more effective STEM mentoring relationships

Summarized by Ariel Ervin Stelter, R. L., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Stump, K. N. (2020). Establishing effective STEM mentoring relationships through mentor training. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, n/a(n/a). https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14470 Notes of Interest:  Although many mentors in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentoring programs are well-informed about the subject of STEM, […]

It’s not you, it’s me: An exploration of mentoring experiences for women in STEM

Saffie-Robertson, Ma. C. (2020). It’s Not You, It’s Me: An Exploration of Mentoring Experiences for Women in STEM. Sex Roles. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-020-01129-x Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although mentoring programs can help bridge the gender gap in STEM, research indicates that men are being mentored more than their female colleagues This qualitative study examines […]

Hey Scientist, Who Are You Mentoring this Summer?

By Shari Werb (From the Smithsonian) The director of education at the National Museum of Natural History delivers a clarion call to all scientists: Be a Mentor. Raise Up the Next Generation. Stand outside paleontologist Gene Hunt’s office this time of year and you may well hear him in a discussion that has little to do […]