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General Expectations
This is a mentee-driven program. Mentees set a goal at the beginning of the program; mentors (as well as other members of the mentoring group) help mentees make progress toward achieving their goals. Applicants must register and complete their ...
Should I Be a Mentee or Mentor?
You cannot apply for both so here is information on each to help you decide: Mentees. This is a mentee-driven program. Mentees are emerging leaders. They have a strong sense of their development needs and can identify one or more areas in which t...
Who Can Participate in the Program?
The HBA mentoring program is a members-only program; both mentors and mentees must be (or become) HBA members to participate. You do not need to be an HBA member to apply; however, if you are accepted into the program and decide to participate, yo...
How Does the Europe Mentoring Program Work?
For 2021, the mentoring program will be all virtual until face-to-face events are permitted by the local governance.   1:1 - one mentor is matched with one mentee. Mentoring pairs meet at least once a month for ~28 weeks.  Mente...
How Do the US and Canadian Regional Mentoring Programs Work?
For 2021, the mentoring program will be all virtual until face-to-face events are permitted by the local governance. Mentoring takes place in groups (“circles”) with most groups made up of two mentors paired with four mentees. Circ...
Can I Participate in the European Mentoring Program if I Reside in the US (and Vice Versa)?
Yes! Mentees and mentors can apply to the program that will be most beneficial to them.
Will I Be Able to Secure a Job Through the Mentoring Program?
The HBA mentoring program is not a forum for job-hunting.
Is This a Women-Only Program?
No!   HBA mentoring programs are inclusive and men are encouraged to join.