Programs to Overcome Inequities to Ensure Success & A Sense of Belonging
Mentoring women of color in higher education is essential to their academic and social integration into the community and their persistence to degree attainment – particularly in predominately white institutions. Mentorship programs need to be geared toward the support, advocacy, and empowerment of women of color and their specific challenges – which looks different from traditional mentoring programs for non-minority students.
Gather your colleagues from across campus and engage in this online training to support and serve your women of color. Build your capacity to better mentor across racial and ethnic lines.
Educate key individuals across campus to serve as effective mentors for women of color – ensure they are prepared to engage the racial, ethnic, and cultural differences between a mentor and a mentee.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join our expert presenters as they discuss challenges, best practices and their personal experiences in helping this key group of students overcome institutional barriers.
As a result of attending this webinar you will be able to:
- Create a culturally competent and responsive campus community for all your women of color – ensure they feel valued, safe, a sense of belonging and supported.
- Explore the various ways formal and informal mentorship supports women students of color – review theories and trends of today that will serve as a framework for your mentor-mentee relationships (peer to peer; staff/faculty), so you can better guide your students toward engagement, success, and graduation.
- Develop essential skills necessary to engage in cross racial-ethnic mentorship – participate in dialogical practice to help build trust and accountability and establish efficacy and capacity building opportunities for women of color.
- Identify the unique challenges women of color experience in higher education – develop institutionalized support systems that address their academic, social, financial, professional, and emotional needs.
Dr. Bonnie Taylor serves as the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. The Dean of Students Office oversees Student Conduct, Student Life and Engagement, and Civic Engagement.
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Sylvia Maddox serves as the Assistant Dean of Students at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.
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Included When You Purchase
- 90-minute online session with carefully selected expert(s)
- Unlimited access to view webinar recording on demand
- Materials for your team (handouts, discussion questions, etc.)
- Certificate of completion for each participant
- Weekly newsletter – What's Working on Campus
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