What Makes Electronic Mentoring Effective?

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By removing time and location constraints, e-mentoring allows women to connect with many more women than face-to-face mentoring permits. It can also promote more open mentor-protégé communication by limiting status differences.

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Case Studies:

  • MentorNet – www.MentorNet.net (Case Study 1) | Relevant Audiences: Undergraduate, Graduate, and Career

    By removing time and location constraints, e-mentoring allows women to connect with many more women than face-to-face mentoring permits. It can also promote more open mentor-protégé communication by limiting status differences. MentorNet is an online resource for women in engineering and science who seek one-on-one guidance from mentors in their respective fields. By providing mentors with online resources for training, coaching, and consulting, MentorNet provides positive structure for the mentor- protégé relationship. Both mentors and protégés report benefiting from the program.
Release Date: November 1, 2005
Short URL:www.ncwit.org/mentornet