Career, Confidence and a Confidante: the Role of Mentorship. (Archive)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
This webinar was offered in April 2014 and is back by popular demand! The webinar will
educate attendees about the role and benefits of mentorship to both parties and advice on
maximizing the mentor/mentee relationship.
Dr. Frances Chandler is the former Director of Ch'nook Indigenous Business Education at the Sauder School of Business (UBC). Prior to this position she was Director of Research Support Services at Sauder, and Associate Director of Research for Brock University in Ontario.
She is a published researcher who facilitates workshops on job search techniques, mentorship, leadership and collaboration, grant writing, and research methods. Dr. Chandler holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in Urban and Regional Planning (BES), a Bachelor of Education degree (BEd), a Master of Arts in Social Welfare Policy (MA), and a PhD in education with a focus on policy and leadership in higher education. She is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) who has lived and worked in Northern and Southern Ontario, Ghana, China, Kenya, and Vancouver.
During her 38 year career she has worked with the federal government in job creation programs, started a business and has been employed in the community planning, social work, and grant writing fields. She has taught college and university courses and has held director and associate director positions. In addition to her paid work, Frances has won awards for her volunteerism in Ontario and China, and sat on several boards of non-profit agencies.