This is part of a series of blog posts explaining our push for centering mentoring in academia. We are organizing a meeting in Chicago in June 2019 to take action – you can learn more about the effort here.
A short read today: in “First law of leadership: be human first, scientist second” in Nature, Alison Antes discusses the issue of:
“mentors who have excellent intentions but limited knowledge of how to create a healthy workplace.”
How do we provide more resources to mentors? And what actions can mentors undertake themselves to become more prepared? This is another component that we wish to discuss in our meeting in Chicago in July.
Read more in Alison’s World View piece here.