Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Share: What to Discuss

See below for some event ideas to consider for your next mentoring meeting. For example, you could attend the event together as a mentoring pair and then setup a follow-up time to discuss the event topic(s).

Comment on this post to share other industry events that may be of interest to program members.
March 27
Salary Gap Series I with Kathryn Mayer, KC Mayer Consulting, Inc.
“Building Healthy Competitive Relationships at Work
for Career Advancement - Get a Pacing Partner”
1290 Avenue of the Americas
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30

April 3
Salary Gap Series II with Kathy Aaronson, CEO/Founder, The Sales Athlete
“Are You Worth Your Weight in Gold? How to Negotiate a Fort Knox Salary”
1290 Avenue of the Americas
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30

April 10
Salary Gap Series III with Terri Edelman, Principal & Founder, The Edelman Group
“Essential Elements for a Successful Game Plan to Market Yourself”
1290 Avenue of the Americas
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30

April 17
“2008 Impact Awards AWNY Celebrates Mentoring” Luncheon
Confirmed participants to date:
Donna Campanella, Executive Director, Global Media, Avon Products, Inc. and Charlie Rutman, CEO, MPG
Sarah Fay, CEO, Isobar and David Verklin, CEO, Aegis Media Americas
Robin Steinberg, SVP Director, Print Investment & Activation, MediaVest
and Donna Speciale, President, MediaVest Worldwide

New York Hilton
1335 Avenue of the Americas
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Members: $125 / Guests: $200 / Tables $1,750

April 30
Changing the Game Awards Luncheon
New York Hilton
1335 Avenue of the Americas
Cocktails: 11:45 a.m. Luncheon: 12:00 p.m.
Members: $125 / Guests: $200 / Tables $1,750

Registration: or 212-221-7969

Share: Photos from the 2008 Mentoring Kick-Off Breakfast

Here are some pictures from the Mentoring Kick-Off Breakfast on March 7th:

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Share: Your Questions, Comments, and Suggestions on the Kick-Off Breakfast

Thanks for attending the 2008 AWNY Mentoring Kick-Off Breakfast - It was great to see so many of you there!

We're interested in your initial feedback and suggestions, so feel free to comment on any of the following (plus some!):
  • Thoughts, questions, or suggestions that you didn't get a chance to put forth at the Kick-Off Breakfast
  • Recommendations for resources to include on this blog (your favorite books, blogs, RSS feeds, articles, etc.)
  • Ideas for Mentee/Mentor activities - Share what you've been up to!
This blog will be updated regularly, so keep checking back for the latest AWNY Mentoring updates and inspiration.

If you have any questions about the AWNY Mentoring program, please contact Lynn Zalokar at or Terry Yoffe at

Feel free to reach out to Allison Van Houten at if you have any questions about the blog.

Mentoring Kick-Off Breakfast on March 7, 2008

AWNY Mentoring Program Kick-Off Breakfast Friday, March 7, 2008
  • Get together with your mentor or mentee
  • Hear from other mentors and mentees
  • Get great ideas for your mentoring partnership
Friday, March 7th
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Time Inc. - Luce Room, 2nd floor Conference Center
1271 Avenue of the Americas - Enter on the 50th Street side between 6th and 7th Avenues

E-mail Lynn Zalokar at by March 3rd to reserve your seat.

Plus, don’t forget your business card to enter to win a one year subscription to Fortune magazine! Thanks to Fortune Magazine for their generous support of this breakfast.

Hope to see you there!