While mentors and sponsors can help jump-start your career, finding one isn't easy. Looking back on your career, do you have a mentor or sponsor? If so, please share with us your experience. If not, you might be interested in hearing what Lin Gao has to share from her upcoming new book "Forward"《职得》:
- What’s the difference between a mentor and a sponsor?
- Why do the sponsors and the mentors want to help you?
- How to find your mentors and sponsors?
- Could your direct boss be your mentor?
Dr. Lin Gao, Executive Coach/Corporate Trainer at Intellect Associates, has over 20 years’ experience with Fortune 500 companies both in China and the U.S. across the areas of government affairs, IT, supply chain and marketing. She held the position of senior director of Global Government Affairs at Motorola Solutions China, and was responsible for managing relationship with various government bodies and trade associations for business advocacy.
As an active member of the community, Lin has been serving on the board of AmCham since 2013 and is very passionate about advancing American businesses’ interests in China. She is also the co-founder and co-chair of the AmCham Women Professional Committee that promotes women leadership development and diversity.
AmCham China Tianjin's WPC executive lunch is an excellent networking opportunity for female senior executives. The WPC aims to reach out to women in Tianjin as we hope that through strong mutual support and friendship, we will make Tianjin a better place to work and live in. Through such regular get-togethers, AmCham China Tianjin chapter hopes to strengthen ties among women in Tianjin.