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Meeting 2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Transforming the Diversity Landscape
Presentation Title The Impact of Coaching, Mentoring, and Sponsorship on Diversity
Author(s) Kathleen Chou
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Kathleen Chou
Abstract Scope Developing diversity within engineering can refer to many pathways, such as the inclusion of underrepresented minorities in the field. However, diversity through an individual’s experiences can involve other aspects, such as breadth of experience, types of industries, or formal education and training. Engineers and scientists of all levels and backgrounds can benefit from coaching, mentoring, and sponsorship to grow and develop. These types of partnerships allow individuals to mutually learn from one another, taking advantage of diverse experiences to build skills, understand workplace issues, and gain new insights. Coaches, mentors, and sponsors can be important advocates and support networks in the corporate environment, particularly for minority groups. This presentation will discuss the differences in these three relationships and how they play a role within both promoting diversity and career development.
Proceedings Inclusion? Undecided

OTHER PAPERS PLANNED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM

Diversity Beyond the Numbers: Fostering and Sustaining Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions
Diversity Leads to Innovation
How to do Diversity at the PhD Level in STEM: Lessons and Tools from the Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program
JSU ADVANCE: Bias Awareness Strategies to Affect University Policies
Panel of Past TMS Presidents: Transforming the Diversity Landscape
PEERs: Educating and Empowering Student Change Agents in the University of Washington’s College of Engineering
Securing the Future of American Public Research Universities by Increasing the Number of Under-reprsented Minorities in STEM
The Impact of Coaching, Mentoring, and Sponsorship on Diversity
Understanding and Addressing the Patterns of Bias in STEM Environments

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