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For MEMBERS ONLY: WITI Houston Mentoring Program LAUNCH EVENT

In our summer survey, you asked for a conintued focus on mentoring. WITI Houston is pleased to announce the launch on November 20, 2003 of the new Mentoring Program for 2003/2004. If you would like to connect with other professional women for assistance and guidance along your career path, this program is for you! Launch Night will be an event in three phases and is the intoduction to the six month program.

PHASE ONE: is for those who have a desire to help guide others in their professional growth. If this descibes you, you'll want to attend the Mentor Training session that begins at 6:00PM. Coach Helen K. Kreller will be leading the session to clairfy the roles and responsibilities of the mentors and provide some tools to help you as a mentor.

PASE TWO: of the evening with be a mentor - potential mentoree pizza social for some networking and getting acquainted before launching into phase three.

PHASE THREE: is where groups of WITI members will meet to work through some of the initial planning for mentoring. Both mentors and mentorees(partners) will participate in this phase.

Schedule of Events

Phase One:
5:45 - 6:00 Mentor candidates check-in at HTC
6:15 - 6:10 Introduction and distribution of mentor materials
6:10 - 7:00 Mentoring 101
Phase Two:
7:00 - 7:30 Mentoree check-in and Pizza Buffet for all
7:30 - 8:30 Group Process Work
8:30 - 8:45 Wrap up and plan for next meetings
8:45 - 9:00 Bus kitchen and meeting area
9:00 Depart HTC building

Meeting Notes

Advance registration is encouraged to ensure a space and dinner. Walk-ins are accepted on a space available basis. Take advantage of your WITI membership by participating in the Mentoring Program either as a mentor or as a mentor partner.

NOTE: If you wish to take advantage of special testing at the event, there will be a $10 fee for the testing paid at the event.