What Does it Mean to Have a Sponsor? (Podcast)

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What does it mean to have a sponsor? How is a mentor different? And how can this propel women in technology so they can lead and thrive as women of influence?

I made a recent visit to Simon Fraser University in British Columbia to fill the final spot in the 2017 President’s Dream Colloquium speaker series.  While I was there, I sat down with Daniele Livengood to record a podcast for the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST).  We chatted  about sponsorship versus mentorship (and cats versus dogs!)

Livengood, who manages WWEST, wrote “This President’s Dream Colloquium minisode is chock full of advice and inspiration for any woman who is striving to be more of a leader in her field.”

Listen to the podcast here.

Jo Miller

A leading authority on women’s leadership, Jo Miller is a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging speaker, delivering more than 70 speaking presentations annually to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her expertise lies in helping women lead, climb, and thrive in their corporate careers. Jo has traveled widely in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East to deliver keynotes and teach workshops for women’s leadership conferences, women’s professional associations, and Fortune 1000 corporate women’s initiatives. Jo is founding editor of BeLeaderly.com. Learn more about her speaking engagements at www.JoMiller.net and follow @Jo_Miller on Twitter.

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