The Southeastern Conference (SEC), the University of Florida and the International Mentoring Association (IMA) are pleased to offer this three-part series that provides faculty and staff with tools for effective multicultural mentoring. Participants who take all three live sessions will earn a certificate in multicultural mentoring. The links to register for each session are found below. UF participants can also earn points toward their Passport to Great Teaching by registering through the Center for Teaching Excellence. Information on this is found below.
September 8, 2022
12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT
Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring
In this session, Lisa Fain, co-author of the book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring (2020), and CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence will provide practical tips for cross-cultural mentoring.
October 20, 2022
10:00 - 11:30 AM EDT
Why Mentoring Matters for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Moving from Research to Practice
Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D.
Professor of Business
Administration, University of Pittsburgh Honors College
November 17, 2022
12:00 - 1:30 PM EST
The Importance of Cultural Intelligence in Navigating Mentoring Relationships Across Difference
Dr. Stacy Blake-Beard
Professor of Business Administration
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University
UF Faculty and Staff: Please follow these steps if you are interested in earning points toward a Passport to Great Teaching certificate:
To receive your certificate:
1. Record your participation here: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9TDGHNlag0BzluS
2. After recording your participation, you will receive a link to a brief survey.
3. After completing the survey, you will receive a link to the PDF certificate.
4. Download the PDF from DropBox and add your name to the fillable field.
Yes. Because the session are interactive, live participation is an important part of the course content.
Recordings will be made available to registered attendees after the session. Watching the recording does not count toward completion of the certificate.
Yes. Each session stands alone and can be attended without having participated in the previous session(s).
This series is not for academic or continuing education credit. The certificate may be included in your CV or resume to document your participation in this skill building series.
No. This series is offered as a free resource. The associated costs are covered by the SEC, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer.
Bridging differences for better mentoring: lean forward, learn and leverage. Fain, L. Z., and Zachary, L. 2020. Berrett-Koehler Publishing Inc.
Uncovering the cultural dynamics in mentoring programs and relationships: enhancing practice and research. Kochran, F., Kenr, A. M., and Green, A. M. 2014. Information Age Publishing.
Diversity across the disciplines: research on people, policy, process and paradigm. Murrell, A. J., Petrie-Wyman, J. L., and Soudi, A., 2019. Information Age Publishing.
Mentoring dilemmas: developmental relationships within multicultural organizations. Murrell, A. J., and Crosby, F. J. 1999. Psychology Press.
The elements of mentoring. Johnson, W. B., and Ridley, C. R. 2018. St. Martin's Press.
The mentor's guide: facilitating effective learning relationships. 2nd ed. Zachary, L. J. 2016. Jossey-Bass.
The mentee's guide: making mentoring work for you. Zachary, L. J. 2009. Jossey-Bass.