Why Does Mentoring Matter? Women mentoring women is so important—it helps them gain access to opportunities and cultivates their confidence in an often still male-dominated business environment. When more women lead, it creates a diversified leadership team open to discussing multiple perspectives that improves decision-making and strengthens the organization to face the challenges of the future.
To ensure this program is effective, we’ve created a 45-second survey for Women in DSO members. This program and outcomes will support and drive the Women in DSO mission to advance women’s leadership in the DSO Industry.
Women in DSO Mentees: this is your opportunity to connect with a mentor who can offer you insight, advice, opportunity; help you navigate the current or next stage/s of your career; and build support and community in the DSO industry.
Women in DSO Mentors: this is your opportunity to give back, become a better leader, while refining your own skills and community.
The Women in DSO mentorship program will followup its launch with a Fellowship supporting and advancing women’s leadership opportunities focused on all levels of the DSO industry.
[MEMBERS] See a full list of Women in DSO® mentors and submit a program interest form today. Our next cohort begins this July 2023. Applicants starting in that cohort should apply by May 15th via the interest form.
How Can a Mentor Help?
Think carefully and intentionally about what you want and need from a mentor. This person can not only aid in your professional development, navigating difficult situations, and handling tricky business relationships but can also help you build confidence in your decisions. For instance, a question I have often received from mentees is, “When do you know it’s time to move on from a position or firm?
Full Forbes article available here.