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The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program anticipates that mentors and mentees first communicate the expectations of each participant. There are many topics, books, articles, and other resources that are available to create an experience that is as formal or informal as each mentoring pair or triad group determines.

Below is a list of resources that others women have used and if you know of other resources that should be on the list, please send a link or the name of the resource to


Women in the Workplace 2019

Why Companies Struggle to Tap the Power of Women’s Leadership

How To Support Women In The Workplace

Female Leadership "Be Competent Like A Woman And Confident And Ambitious Like A Man"

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

The Next Stone In The Path: My Decades-Long Journey As A Woman In Technology

Leading with Authenticity

How to find your voice at work (and use it), according to these female CEOs

11 Women Leaders on How to Make Your Voice Heard

"I felt so alone": What women at Microsoft face, and why many leave

The Cut – Powerful Women Talk About Power (and Powerlessness)

Your Feelings About Work-Life Balance Are Shaped by What You Saw Your Parents Do

The Double Standard of Work-Life Balance

In Pursuit of Work and Life Balance

Research: When Juggling Work and Family, Women Offer More Emotional Support Than Men

How Women Can Get What They Want in a Negotiation

Use Neuroscience to Remain Calm Under Pressure

How to stay calm under pressure

10 tips for building a personal brand that can boost your career

5 Ways To Build Your Personal Brand At Work

10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills

Leadership vs Management

Differences between Management & Leading

Women & Leadership Skills



As leaders, we know we’re supposed to be authentic, but for women, that can be tricky.



The upside of being vulnerable

The power of vulnerability

Power of introverts

To raise brave girls, encourage adventure

How to make work-life balance work

The art of being yourself

Joan Williams “What Works for Women” Part 2: The Tightrope

The power of women’s anger

How your personal narrative limits your future

Negotiation: Getting what you want

Leadership, negotiation & persuasive speech: women vs. men

The walk from “no” to “yes”

In defense of dialogue

Why Negotiating Is Crucial for Women

Lean In, “Fake it ‘Till you Make It:  How to Communicate with Confidence”

Amy Cuddy, “Your body language may shape who you are” 

How Women Can Be Powerful Speakers and Own Any Room

The Career Advice You Probably Didn’t Get - Susan Colantuono

Forget the Pecking Order at Work - Margaret Heffernan

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