Concurrent Session
Creating a Mentoring Culture: Building Inclusion one Relationship at a Time
Tuesday 10/20/2020 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM   Add to calendar
Intended Audience: Novice
Workplace Application:
Learn how to create meaningful working relationships that bridge differences and the essential elements of a mentoring culture. 

Creating a sustainable diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiative requires a multi-faceted approach. Too often, we focus solely on training or communication to enact a DEI initiative. While these are certainly essential elements, we overlook the transformative impact of creating meaningful working relationships across differences. Mentoring is the ideal tool for this. Together, we will examine how fostering a mentoring culture can help us bridge differences, create more inclusive workplaces, build stronger relationships, and make better decisions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn why mentoring is an essential element of any DEI strategy.
  • Learn the three elements of a successful mentoring initiative.
  • Learn ways to foster a mentoring culture in their organization.
  • Learn how to coach and guide your business partners to develop the competency of mentoring in all their working relationships.
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Lisa Fain, CEO,
Center for Mentoring Excellence