Words of Wisdom - In Conversation with Melissa McCrae
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Words of Wisdom - In Conversation with Melissa McCrae

Melissa McCrae, Executive Director of Segal Graduate Programs at the SFU Beedie School of Business will join us for a conversation with Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN, to dive into what it really means to be part of the Wisdom Mentoring Program. Melissa will reveal all the ins and outs of the program, how the program works and will share real mentor/mentee learning experiences.

9/16/2020
When: Wednesday, September 16
1:00 PM
Where: ZOOM
Canada
Contact: Women's Executive Network


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WISDOM MENTORING 101:
AN ORIENTATION SESSION WITH MELISSA MCCRAE

Melissa McCrae, Executive Director of Segal Graduate Programs at the SFU Beedie School of Business will join us for a conversation with Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN, to dive into what it really means to be part of the Wisdom Mentoring Program. Melissa will reveal all the ins and outs of the program, how the program works and will share real mentor/mentee learning experiences.

 

What does it really mean to be a part of the WXN Wisdom Mentorship Program? There’s no one better to ask than Melissa McCrae, the Executive Director of Segal Graduate Programs at the SFU Beedie School of Business. She’s been an instructor with our Wisdom Mentoring Program for 12 years, and if anyone can tell you about the mentor-mentee experience, it’s Melissa!

We all need someone who supports us, who has our back, and who helps us figure out our challenges - that’s part of what having a mentor is all about. A full year-long mentorship program like Wisdom Mentoring is a true launchpad for your future on a personal and professional level. Join this webinar and get no-holds-barred insights on:

  • How the program works – and supports for each individual mentee
  • Real stories about the value our mentees receive each year
  • What our mentees (and mentors) learn from their experiences
  • How we make mentorship better, year after year
 

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Sherri Stevens - Owner & CEO, WXN

Moderator: Sherri Stevens

Owner and CEO, WXN

Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN and Founder and President of SRG-USA, is an award-winning entrepreneur, visionary and lifelong advocate, dedicated to the advancement of diversity and inclusivity in management, executive and professional board roles. She takes great pride in the crusade to support and inspire others to lead and use their collective impact to break barriers and shatter ceilings.

As an expert on business strategy, change management, and workforce development, Sherri has been recognized by numerous professional organizations, most notably as the recipient of the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Momentum, as one of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in the category of Entrepreneur and has been named to the Profit W100 list 9 years running. Beyond her business accolades, Sherri's positive impact over the years has provided meaningful work for thousands of people, helped companies sustain productive workforces and supported communities across North America.

 

   
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Melissa McCrae

Executive Director, Segal Graduate Programs,
Beedie School of Business

WXN Wisdom Mentoring™ Program -Instructor

 

Melissa McCrae is the Executive Director of Graduate Programs at the Beedie School of Business. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of Organization Behaviour, Managing People and Organizations, and Leadership since 2006. Melissa is currently a Doctoral candidate, studying how gender is represented in graduate business education, gender stereotypes, and their impact on women’s careers. Previous research has included work-life balance and generational differences. Melissa was a career coach for MBA students for 5 years and continues to deliver workshops on StrengthsFinderTM, strengths-based management, career strategies, and relationship/network management. Having started her career in the male-dominated technology industry, Melissa has been a long-time advocate for programs designed to help women connect, develop, and lead. Melissa has developed and facilitated peer mentorship programs for women, served as a Board member for Canadian Women in Technology, and has facilitated programs for the Women’s Executive Network for the last 10 years.

 

 

 

 

   
   

More about this WXN event series:

WOW - Words of Wisdom

What’s mentorship really all about? Our new Words of Wisdom webinar series lets you learn from the best!

  • What does a mentor actually do?
  • What’s it like to have one? 
  • When do you need one? 
  • What can they teach you? 
  • Where do you find one – and how do you find the right one?

If you’re thinking of finding a mentor, becoming a mentor or just curious about mentorship in general, you’re in luck… because we’ve been doing this kind of thing for a while now through our Wisdom Mentoring™ program that pairs mentees up with WXN's Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award Winners who are at the top of their fields.

And, like a good mentor, they’re ready to share some of the knowledge they’ve gained along the way.

Starting in July, we’re introducing Words of Wisdom, a webinar series that gives you a sneak peek into the practice of mentorship. 

Join Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN, as she speaks with Top 100 mentors and mentees about their shared experiences, the wisdom they’ve gained together and how mentorship has helped both sides reach new heights.

You’ll learn more than just the basics of mentorship. We will dive into topics like exploring your unique DNA, the importance of mentorship, taking control of your career and building your professional network. Also, you don’t want to miss a special conversation with Melissa McCrae, Executive Director, Segal Graduate Programs, SFU Beedie School of Business who leads our Wisdom Program across Canada.  Plus meet our Wisdom Top 100 Mentors for 2021! …. and so much more!

Sign up today and get ready to learn from the best! This is a FREE event for all - members and non-members.