Mentoring for female scientists

via:mento is a university-wide mentoring program for female PhDs of all faculties. The program aims to help women to establish a career in science. In particular, it brings together female scientists and male or female professors who are willing to serve as a mentor. Also, via:mento offers training in various area of general academic competences and establishes networks between the participants.

The participants benefit from

  • support in career planning
  • getting inside information and knowledge from the personal mentor
  • strengthening of personal, strategic and leader competences
  • learning to self-market
  • increased knowledge of formal structures and processes, informal knowledge and rules of scientific systems
  • broadening connection within the scientific community as well as within a wide interdisciplinary network of scientists