MEET YOUR MENTORS!

ATHENA'S ANNUAL MENTORFEST | 10.21.21 | 5-7p PT

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This highly anticipated speed-networking style event features curated mentors and is designed to connect you with sought-after STEM professionals sharing their stories of success to help you grow, lead, and tackle any upcoming hurdle. #MentoringMatters

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Madhushree Ghosh

Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances and Projects, Pharma Services

NeoGenomics

As the daughter of refugees and an immigrant woman in science, I am a leader in healthcare because mentors saw the potential even I didn’t know I had. I mentor to pay it forward, to ensure emerging leaders are supported, and given all the resources they need to succeed in their careers.

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Mia Nunes-Baker & Blair Baker

Principal Enterprise Cloud Architect & Sr. Executive Partner

Oracle & Gartner

We not only share the same WFH space, but also work in the same technology field. We mentor to share different perspectives (career path and gender) and what a balanced life in IT can look like under the same household.

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Mike Roberts

President, CEO

Creating Coding Careers

I mentor because it gives me an opportunity to help more people overcome barriers and enter this field. Paying it forward creates more opportunities for folks that have talent and just need an opportunity.

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Christine Shaw

Vice President, Assay Development

GenMark Diagnostics

I mentor because I want to enable the growth of more women leaders globally.

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Shannon Wesley

Associate Director, Master Data & Analytics

BD

Companies with employees who have mentors, champions or sponsors in their career see a 72% higher retention rate on average.

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Shawnnah Monterrey

Founder

BeanStock Ventures

Companies with employees who have mentors, champions or sponsors in their career see a 72% higher retention rate on average.

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Meghan Poon, Ph.D

Life Sciences Patent Attorney

Morrison & Foerster

I mentor to develop the next generation of leaders in STEM and to pay forward the mentorship that I have received.

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Hanna Sajdak, CPIM

Supply Chain Planner, MBA Candidate

Illumina

I mentor to encourage others to strive for the career success and recognition they deserve.

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Tashonda Taylor

Vice President of Customer Operations

SDG&E

Employees with mentors are six times more likely to see opportunities for promotion and receive 25% higher pay on average.

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Sara Zaknoen, MD

Consultant

Zed Strategic Consulting

Mentoring matters to me because paying it forward is the way we help everyone rise

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