ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS), — The Division of the Air Power will promote and domesticate a mentoring tradition to point out Airmen and Guardians how mentoring may help maximize their full potential in January 2023 following President Biden’s proclamation on Dec. 30, 2022. The theme this 12 months is: “Love your mentoring journey.”
The DAF values mentorship as an enterprise crucial and is dedicated to rising deliberate mentoring for Complete Power Airmen and Guardians.
“Love your mentoring journey” means to benefit from the course of it takes to kind a mutually helpful mentoring relationship and obtain desired objectives. Each Airmen and Guardian is exclusive, and their mentoring journey ought to be tailor-made to satisfy the wants of their particular journey.
Mentoring is a relationship during which data and expertise are shared between members in a manner the place everybody advantages. Usually a extra senior particular person is mentoring a junior particular person, however mentorship can occur between any two people. Mentoring will assist Airmen and Guardians uncover their strengths by attaining their full potential by a structured, trusting mentoring relationship.
As a part of Nationwide Mentoring Month, the DAF will host a collection of digital, reside occasions centered on educating Airmen and Guardians on key elements that affect their mentoring journey, the significance of mentoring, and easy methods to register on the myVector Mentoring platform.
Beneath are the digital occasions scheduled for Nationwide Mentoring Month:
Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST: USAFA – Mentoring Month Workshop (Zoom Webinar)
The US Air Power Academy will host a NMM panel that illustrates the roles and duties of mentors and mentees in a mentoring relationship. See how each events of a mentoring relationship can profit from each other and work to succeed in their fullest potentials. Whether or not or not it’s job associated or private habits, hobbies, or curiosities, a mentoring relationship may help unlock the burning want to attain new issues in your mentoring journey. Webinar ID: 160 845 6220 and Passcode: 319405
Jan. 18 at 6 – 7 p.m. EST: AF Blue Lab – Mentoring in a Digital Period (Fb)
Air Power Blue labs and key Air Power tech leaders will likely be discussing the affect that digitization and know-how has had on mentoring. Know-how has modified the world perpetually and with that comes a brand new period of how we see mentoring. Leveraging know-how to reinforce the mentoring expertise will enable the Air Power to attach greater than ever and open the door to more practical mentoring relationships throughout generations. With issues similar to social media, digital collaborations purposes, and digital instruments that improve our studying capabilities, we should perceive easy methods to leverage this digital setting to reinforce our mentoring relationships and journey.
Jan. 23 at 7 -9 p.m. EST: Essential Dialog – Mentoring affect on Variety and Inclusion (Fb)
Essential Dialog is a personal social media web page that always addresses powerful dialog matters from a management perspective. They’re internet hosting a digital panel to debate the affect that mentoring has on variety and inclusion. As mentors, we should perceive easy methods to join with and develop numerous Airmen and Guardians to assist them attain their highest potential. As mentees, we should assist our mentors perceive our uniqueness so we are able to kind a stronger mentoring relationship. Our power’s variety is one among our strongest weapons and mentoring is a key a part of unlocking the potential of every Airman and Guardian from all walks of life as they embark on their mentoring journey.
Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST Civilian Management Growth Faculty – Mentoring in Motion (Zoom)
The Civilian Management Growth Faculty will host a Mentoring Workshop to assist construct a stable basis of supervisory expertise. Supervisors are sometimes the primary stage of mentorship, and it’s essential for them to be outfitted with the talents wanted to assist develop the mentoring relationship. Expertise a Stay Digital Mentoring Workshop to enhance worker efficiency planning, objectives, and outcomes. Assembly ID: 161 366 9742 and Passcode: 690808
Feb. 1 at 6 – 7 p.m., Us-Mentoring-Us (UMU) – “We Received Subsequent” the Mentee Perspective (Fb)
UMU is a personal Fb web page that has been influential in selling the message of mentoring throughout the power. The web page will likely be internet hosting an occasion the place they dive into the mindset of mentees and discover out their views on mentorship. Mentees should perceive easy methods to be accountable of their mentoring journey to assist form a mentoring relationship that enables them to attain their life objectives.
Further data on mentoring may be discovered right here.