If more women make concerted effort to sit at the decision making table, they would be able to negotiate and influence policy and regulations affecting them.
It is obligatory to network…In this era, information is power and a competitive advantage. Why not spend your time acquiring more of it? Everyone has something they can teach us. We should therefore be spending our time learning from others no matter who they are or where they come from.
As a young girl growing up, I was always fascinated by the things around me. When I looked at human beings, birds, airplanes, ships and cars, one question constantly plagued my mind, “How do they function the way they do?”
Do I need a mentor? This is the first question you need to ask yourself before you start looking for one. For example, to find a mentor, you have to have certain aspects that you want to achieve whether it is career growth or personal goals. A single, sound piece of advice from a mentor can be the catalyst that changes your frame of reference forever.
How do we positively influence young women in Science and Engineering to find effective mentors?When you understand these basic components of mentorship I believe you can have an effective one.
Girls are brought up as princesses, so this can make the pursuit of engineering a difficult choice.