Leadership Content https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/tags/leadership Leadership Content for Our Voices - Women in STEM en Why Women Lawyers Need Sponsors, Not Just Mentors https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-lawyers-need-sponsors-not-just-mentors <p>Mentoring in the legal profession is not new. For women lawyers, in particular, mentors can be invaluable sources of guidance on everything from the nuts and bolts of the practice to work/life balance strategies. Many firms have formal mentoring programs for associates, pairing them with a partner or senior associate who can help them develop their skills as lawyers. Every young lawyer should seek out and develop a positive relationship with a mentor (and pay it forward to the next generation by becoming a mentor in the years ahead).</p> September 03, 2018 - 6:23am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-lawyers-need-sponsors-not-just-mentors Sponsorship is an Important Key to Unlocking Women’s Career Potential https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/sponsorship-important-key-unlocking-womens-career-potential <p>Did you know that …</p> <p>There are more CEOs named John than female CEOs in total?</p> <p>Just 2 per cent of venture-capital investment goes to women?</p> <p>While we've made significant strides since the suffragettes of the early 1900s, we have ways to go. One way we can move the dial is through the power of sponsorship.</p> <p>Sponsorship – often confused with but very different from mentorship – is one step beyond advocacy: It's someone being your champion, putting their reputation on the line for your career advancement.</p> September 03, 2018 - 6:15am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/sponsorship-important-key-unlocking-womens-career-potential Mentorship vs. Sponsorship, And How To Maximize Both https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/mentorship-vs-sponsorship-and-how-maximize-both Louise Pentland, senior vice president, general counsel, and company secretary at PayPal clarifies the difference between mentorship and sponsorship, and provides advice for maximizing both. August 20, 2018 - 8:06am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/mentorship-vs-sponsorship-and-how-maximize-both Why You Need a Sponsor, Not Just a Mentor https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-you-need-sponsor-not-just-mentor There are mentors, and then there are sponsors. Both play critical roles in burgeoning careers, and yet a lot of people don't know the difference. By: Julia Carpenter August 20, 2018 - 8:00am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-you-need-sponsor-not-just-mentor How to Turn a Mentor into a Sponsor https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/how-turn-mentor-sponsor A step by step guide to turning a mentor into a sponsor. By: Natasha Koifman August 20, 2018 - 7:45am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/how-turn-mentor-sponsor Why You Need a Sponsor, Not a Mentor! https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-you-need-sponsor-not-mentor What you need to know to advance in the workplace. By: Cecilia Harvey August 20, 2018 - 7:39am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-you-need-sponsor-not-mentor Why Women Need Career Sponsors More Than Mentors https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-need-career-sponsors-more-mentors Talented women need more than just the advice and encouragement of a professional mentor. By: Sava Berhane August 20, 2018 - 7:24am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/why-women-need-career-sponsors-more-mentors Multicultural Perspectives in Leadership https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/multicultural-perspectives-in-leadership Mary Lou de Leon Siantz discusses how leadership roles need to be more diverse. July 30, 2018 - 8:33pm Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/multicultural-perspectives-in-leadership To Succeed in Silicon Valley, You Still Have to Act Like a Man https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/succeed-silicon-valley-you-still-have-act-man Challenges women face and one woman's strategy to overcome implicit bias against women in her experience leading a start-up. By: Radhi Tariyal July 30, 2018 - 2:47pm Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/succeed-silicon-valley-you-still-have-act-man Quotas Only Help One Type of Woman to Progress https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/quotas-only-help-one-type-woman-progress The trend of publishing diversity figures is causing tech companies to recruit the same women again and again – falling into the ‘golden skirt’ trap. By: Harriet Minter July 30, 2018 - 8:19am Women In STEM Editorial Board https://womeninstem.ucdavis.edu/news/quotas-only-help-one-type-woman-progress