SCIberMENTOR: An email mentoring program for young females 11 to 18
An email mentoring program for young females aged 11 to 18. Over 400 mentors and mentees connect weekly via email to discuss science.
||Science Promotion, Females, Email Mentoring
International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.133-140.
Article: Print (Spiral Bound).
Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.099MB).
Dr Judy Lupart is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Alberta. She has served as the Founding Director of the University of Calgary Centre for Gifted Education, and the Founding Editor of Exceptionality Education Canada. She is currently involved in four major research studies on gifted and gifted learning disabled learners, inclusion across the lifespan, building capacity for diversity in inclusive schools, and SCIberMENTOR: An email mentoring program for young girls.
Dr M. Elizabeth Cannon is Professor and Head of the Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary where she conducts research and teaching in the area of satellite navigation for land, air and marine applications. From 1997-2002, Elizabeth held the NSERC/Petro-Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering for the Prairie Region where she worked to promote science and engineering to girls. She has also developed innovative programs, such as an email mentoring program (SCIberMENTOR), to encourage and retain women in science and engineering-based fields, of which she continues to lead.
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