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Mentorship Program

The Athena mentoring program is an initiative to promote the professional growth of women working at University of Idaho. U of I faculty and staff who are Athena members are eligible to apply to be mentors and mentees.

Athena membership is required for the program. Membership dues are only $20 for the year.

The Athena Mentorship Program runs on a calendar year schedule:

  • Spring semester: Open call for participant applications; interviews; and assigning of mentors and mentees.
  • Fall semester: Intensive four-week mentorship program, exact dates to be determined.

The Mentorship Program is not currently accepting applications.

  • Cohort applications will be due mid-Spring semester.
  • Cohort interviews will take place mid-Spring semester.
  • Cohort acceptance letters will be sent around Spring Break.

Erin Chapman, Clinical Associate Professor, Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences
Kathryn Schiffelbein, Micron Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Outreach, College of Engineering
Vanessa Sielert, Director, Lionel Hampton School of Music

Contact the Athena Mentorship Program Facilitators.

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Moscow, ID 83844-1064

Phone: 208-885-2777

Fax: 208-885-6285


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