Strategies for Mentoring and Being Mentored

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 10:00am

Dr. Joi Mondisa’s webinar, Strategies for Mentoring and Being Mentored, on Thursday, March 25, 10am-11:30am EST.

Dr. Joi Mondisa has prepared a link to the 26-item Mentoring Competency Assessment (MCA) survey that participants should complete prior to the webinar, and by 3/23: Click here to take survey

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Effective mentors use specific approaches and practices when mentoring others and being mentored. In this workshop, Dr. Mondisa will present empirical practices and strategies that early career faculty can use to mentor students as well as be mentored by others. Also, participants will engage in assessing and reflecting on their perceived mentoring competencies and conclude with suggestions for ways to improve mentoring experiences.


Dr. Joi Mondisa, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Industrial & Operations Engineering Department and an Engineering Education Faculty Member at the University of Michigan. She earned her Ph.D. in Engineering Education and an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University; an M.B.A. degree from Governors State University; and a B.S. degree in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked as a professional in the areas of manufacturing, operations, technical sales, and publishing for ten years. She also served as an adjunct faculty in the Engineering Technology Program at Triton College in River Grove, IL for seven years. In her research, she examines mentoring underrepresented populations in STEM; mentoring experiences and intervention programs in higher education; and learning experiences in engineering education. Dr. Mondisa is the recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Early CAREER award. For a list of her publications, grant awards, and civic engagement, visit her website at:


The Program for Achieving Career Excellence (PACE) led by Co-directors, Dr. Cindy Leifer, and Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno supports diversity, inclusion, and equity by providing programming for early career faculty (ECF), and historically excluded and underrepresented groups in the biomedical scientists.