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Find a Mentor
The advice and guidance of a mentor can be a key success factor in your career. Want a mentor? Be proactive and find one through WoWE’s mentoring program.
Career success requires more than education and willingness to work. Experts say that many successful people have benefited from having a mentor, a senior guide to the field, who can answer questions, point out opportunities, and smooth the way for a newcomer. Some mentoring relationships arise spontaneously, but not everyone is that lucky. How do you find a mentor if you don't already have one?
Launched in 2008, the WoWE mentoring program is the first program geared specifically for women working in or entering the wind energy field. It exists to connect mentors with people who need them. Because the program is Web-based, mentor and "mentee" can get together regardless of location. And because our fast-moving field keeps us all busy, the program is designed to make maximum use of time.
WoWE Mentoring Pages
Why be a Mentee?
Being a mentee allows you the opportunity to tap into the experience and learning of professionals already in the renewable energy field. With your mentor's help, you can:
- Learn about your strengths and hidden talents
- Contribute to the success of your company and the field
- Gain career growth and satisfaction
- Expand your professional network
How do I get started?
You can find mentors using the Advanced Directory Search tool when you log in to the WoWE Member Center. Select “search using filters” and you will see “mentor status” just below the chapter box. Click on the “I am currently available” choice and then scroll down to click “search”. The results will include anyone in the member directory who has said they are available to be a mentor.
For more information about WoWE's Mentoring program, please contact the WoWE Mentoring Program Coordinator at email@example.com.
If you have any trouble logging in to the Member Center or questions about the process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Think you or someone you know might make a good mentor? Find out more on our Become a Mentor page.