Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

A conversation about mentoring women in the CAF

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm - Zoom Webinar.

In the process of developing a gender-informed, culturally competent mentorship program, 28 interviews were conducted with individuals who identified themselves as experts in mentorship, mentors, mentees, or a combination of all three. The current presentation will provide a snapshot of those conversations about mentorship, gender, organizational culture, and whether or not there should be a place for women-specific mentorship should be provided in the CAF.

PDF of Presentation (1.6 mb)


 

(video coming soon)

 

 

Biography

Linna Tam-Seto, Ph.D., O.T.Reg. (Ont)

CDSN Post-Doctoral Fellow
Centre for International and Defence Policy

 

Brigadier-General M.H.L. (Lise) Bourgon, OMM, MSC, CDDr. Linna Tam-Seto is the inaugural Canadian Defence and Security Network Postdoctoral Research Fellow completing her fellowship at the Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP) at Queen’s University with Dr. Stéfanie von Hlatky.

Linna holds a PhD in Rehabilitation Science and a registered occupational therapist with experiences working in the area of child, adolescent, and family mental health and supporting evidence-based professional practice. Linna’s research interests include understanding the health and well-being of Canada’s military members, veterans, public safety personnel, and their families with a focus on life transitions and changes. Linna’s current work at the CIDP involves the development of a gender-informed, culturally competent mentorship program to support servicewomen within the Canadian Armed Forces.

Linna has also received a MINDS grant to conduct a validation study of the mentorship program.  more...

 

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