Nomination Process

Each participating institution should create an internal process for selecting candidates and submit the nomination for up to two mentors and two mentees representing their institution to the APWiL Mentoring Program Coordinator, Chelsey Hawes at chawes@ucdavis.edu by September 18, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT. View eligibility requirements and materials to be submitted with the nomination.

Eligibility

  • Mentors/mentees must be faculty associated with one of the participating member institutions. Post docs, graduate students, and non-academic staff are not eligible to participate at this time.
  • Mentors of any gender are welcome to participate; mentees should identify as women (meaning cisgender, transgender, gender expansive, and intersex people who identify as women).

For Mentors

  • Professional bio (250 words). Please also include your full name; title; name of the institution; and your email address.
  • A statement indicating relevant mentoring and leadership experiences and your willingness to share your knowledge, skills and expertise (300 words).

 For Mentees

  • Professional bio (250 words). Please also include your full name; title; name of the institution; and your email address.
  • Personal statement indicating (500 words):

Why would you like to participate in the program?

What do you hope to learn from your mentor?

What are 1-2 goals you would like to accomplish during your participation in the program?

Which areas/topics would you like to discuss with your mentor?

Criteria for Matching Mentors and Mentees

Mentors and mentees will be matched based on a consideration of:

  • Mentee goals and mentor areas of expertise.
  • Fields and areas of research of the mentor and mentee.
  • Region where the mentor and mentee are based.