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OWIMS Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program

The OWIMS Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program was established to provide a mechanism to assist and promote the advancement of women junior faculty in their professional career development, and for the recruitment and retention of women faculty.  

Women mentoring

This Mentoring Program is a formalized program in which women at the junior faculty level (instructor, assistant professor) are linked with women and men senior faculty (associate and full professor) in one-on-one mentoring relationships. Resources and activities are provided to enhance and support the mentoring relationships.

Please see these links to learn more about the OWIMS Mentoring Program.

How to Participate
General Program Information
Mentoring Resources
Mentor of the Year Award
Who We Are

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Call for Mentors to Join the OWIMS Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program:  We would like to invite WFBMC Associate & Full Professors to join WFSM's longest running and most successful mentoring program.  As our institution continues to move in new directions, the number of women faculty Instructors and Assistant Professors continues to grow. The reputation of the OWIMS Women's Mentoring Program frequently factors into the decision for these talented women to accept their appointment here at WFSM. To keep up with the demand for career development mentoring, we need your assistance.  There are numerous benefits for being a mentor, including the personal and professional growth enjoyed by mentors. It is also known that people who provide a positive impact in their organization have higher levels of engagement and motivation, leading to greater job satisfaction. To learn more about the Program, visit our mentoring Program webpages
To join the Program, please complete the Mentor Application. If you have questions or need additional information contact Shannon Suggs at or 713-4230.

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