Mentoring has proven to be one of the most effective tools for building an inclusive culture and fostering professional development.Explore our Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Allyship options below:
Mentorship, Sponsorship & Allyship
MENtor Allyship Program
Leveraging allyship through mentorship to advance a more inclusive, equitable, and productive outdoor industry.
Allyship Literacy | Mentoring fluency | Gender & Intersectional Identities intelligence | Effective collaboration with colleagues who identify as women | Transferable allyship skills to racial and ethnic minorities
Mentoring, Sponsorship & Allyship Resources
Explore our curated resources on the latest and best practices in mentoring, allyship and executive sponsorship.
My time spent in the women’s mentoring program truly accelerated my career path. My mentor provided me with invaluable time and feedback, helped to guide me through the next steps in my career, and gave me real-time advice in situations that arose and in planning for the future. I count my mentor as a key player in my career—and a real friend in the industry.” —Meg Fogg, Sales Representative at Alpin Sales
The Professional Mentoring Program is a cross-industry DEI mentoring initiative advancing inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplaces by developing inclusive leaders, supporting professional advancement, and amplifying the organizational impact of workplace DEI.
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Formalized Mentoring Programs on the Rise
71% of Fortune 500 companies have a mentoring program (Lydell Bridgeford,August 1, 2007)69% of surveyed companies representing a wide variety of industries have formal mentoring programs (Catalyst, 2006)Of those companies with a mentoring program, 74% have programs dedicated to women (Catalyst, 2006.L. Lewis 1996)
The learnings I took away from The [Ann Krcik Professional Mentoring] Program have had a tremendous impact on my career and personal growth. It has not only given me the tools but clear solutions on how I can add more value to my organization and be a leader within the industry. I’ve learned to own my outcomes and relationships by being more assertively clear about who I am and what I value. By being authentic, I’ve been able to have real conversations, create more outcomes, and move some pretty big boulders!
– Morgan Makowski, Marketing Director at Hydrapak.
Interested in Serving as a Mentor?
Research shows that mentors are six times more likely to advance in their own career by participating in a mentoring program. Previous Camber Outdoors mentors state that the experience had a significant impact on them, and that they learned just as much from the experience as mentees.
Camber Outdoors is always looking for qualified mentors for our women’s mentoring program who are willing to give their time to further the development of top-tier talent in the active-outdoor industries.
– Director level or higher
– Understand the active-outdoor industries’ culture (preferably 2+ years experience)
– Proven people development abilities
– Strong communication skills
Contact Irene Vilar for more information
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Mentoring Program 2020 Luncheon & Commencement
The Ann Krcik Professional Mentoring Program is a cross-industry DEI mentoring initiative advancing inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplaces.
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