Mentorship at the Laboratories Across all Career Levels and Types


Mentorship at the Laboratories Across all Career Levels and Types - January 25, 2022.

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Purpose of Workshop: The next event in the DOE Laboratories of the Future (LOTF) workshop series will be focused on mentorship at the laboratories as a mechanism for creating successful environments and inclusive cultures across all career levels and types. Panel speakers will address:

  • How can the labs encourage a culture of intentional, inclusive, & effective mentorship across all career levels and types?
  • What are the best practices, tools, and techniques for lab-based mentors?
  • What role can mentorship, including peer-mentorship, across all career levels and types play in creating inclusive environments and combating the effects of isolation?
  • What are the best ways to evaluate mentoring outcomes?
  • What are the innovative mentorship practices, including virtual mentorship, that can be implemented in a lab-based environment?

Panel Speakers

Dr. Jennifer Stanford, Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence – Importance of Mentorship in Effective and Inclusive STEM Education 

Dr. Ann Quiroz Gates, University of Texas at El Paso – Developing the Next-Generation Researcher through Inclusive Excellence 

Dr. Jeanita Pritchett, National Institute for Standards and Technology – How to Leverage Mentoring and Coaching to Cultivate an Inclusive Workplace 

Dr. Melissa McDaniels, Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research – Building Cultures of Inclusive Mentorship at National Laboratories