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Mentoring Program Materials

Mentoring programs

What are mentoring programs? Who are mentors and mentees?

To help you understand these terms, here is a little overview of the key terms and some examples.

Definition
Mentoring: ”a relationship between an older, more experienced mentor and a younger, less experienced protégé for the purpose of helping and developing the protégés career”

Programs
Several mentoring programs have been launched in order to address the gender gap in STEM education. They differ in their scope, their focus, and their tools used. Below you can find some examples.

IDUN mentoring program: focusing on female PhD students and professors in Computing

Ada mentoring program: focusing on female Bachelor students in Computing