Sponsorship is recognized as an important tool in advancing the careers of men and women. Yet a variety of research shows woman are far less likely to have sponsors, which may inhibit their ability to achieve the same level of success as their male counterparts. Our panel of senior leaders will focus on how to build, cultivate and foster successful sponsor relationships as well as how to become an effective sponsor yourself.
Shelley J. Correll
Dr. Shelley J. Correll is the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.
Mark Edmunds is the Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, Northern Pacific Region, at Deloitte LLP.
Kaye Foster-Cheek is the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at Onyx Pharmaceuticals.
Randy Pond is the Executive Vice-President of Operations, Processes and Systems, at Cisco Systems.
Janice Roberts is the Managing Director at Mayfield Fund.
Kaye Foster-Cheek, Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and Janice Roberts, Managing Director of Mayfield Fund, discuss the difference between “mentorships” and “sponsorships” for women professionals.