Overcoming the Challenges of Mentoring


Successful mentoring doesn’t just happen, it’s planned. We will discuss what mentoring is not, what mentoring is, factors for effective mentorship, and why it’s important to the developer community.

Speaker

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Kim Crayton

 

Kim is a Community Engineer and advocate for diversity, inclusion, and safe spaces in tech.

She has years of experience working with learners of all ages, skill level, and abilities and is now using her knowledge to develop technical people, ideas, organizations, and communities. Her current efforts focus on creating environments that support the safe sharing of common attitudes, interests, and goals, which she is doing with “The Community Engineering Report” podcast @CommEngReport, InclusionConf: A conference dedicated to helping tech become a better reflection of the customers and communities it serves, “Taming the Wild West: Strategies For Successfully Transitioning Into A Technology Career” workshop, public speaking, and #WeCanDoBetter. She is currently pursuing a Doctor’s of Business Administration - Technology Entrepreneurship.