Mentoring Experiences of Women in Graduate Education: Factors that Matter

  • Andrea Dixon Rayle Arizona State University
  • Veronica Bordes Arizona State University
  • Angela Zapata Arizona State University
  • Patricia Arrendondo Arizona State University
  • Marie-Christine Rutter Arizona State University
  • Christina Howard Arizona State University

Abstract

This exploratory study focused on the mentoring experiences of women faculty members and graduate students within a counseling psychology graduate program. Results from semi-structured interviews and focus groups identified the womens contextual mentoring experiences in higher education and highlighted several factors that contribute to mentorship experiences unique to women in graduate higher education. Findings demonstrate the importance of relational mentoring relationships and investment by mentors. Implications for building upon mentoring theories for women and future research are discussed.
How to Cite
Rayle, A. D., Bordes, V., Zapata, A., Arrendondo, P., Rutter, M.-C., & Howard, C. (1). Mentoring Experiences of Women in Graduate Education: Factors that Matter. Current Issues in Education, 9. Retrieved from https://cie.asu.edu/ojs/index.php/cieatasu/article/view/1598
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