Four Myths That Perpetuate The Scarcity of Female Mentor-Mentee Relationships

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A 2017 study found that a mere 54% of women have access to senior females who serve as mentors or informal sponsors throughout their career. There are no two ways about it. A key factor driving the shortage of female-female mentors is the general lack of understanding about the practice. More specifically, we continue to fall victim to several myths about female mentorship.

View the 4 myths that perpetuate the scarcity of female mentor-mentee relationships.

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Falon Fatemi
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Falon Fatemi is founder and CEO of Node, a stealth startup of ex-Googlers backed by NEA, Mark Cuban, Avalon Ventures, Canaan Partners, and more. Falon has spent the past five years as a business development executive doing strategy consulting for startups and VCs and advising a variety of companies on everything from infrastructure to drones. Previously, Falon spent six years at Google, starting at age 19. As one of the youngest employees in the company, Falon worked on sales strategy and operations focusing on global expansion, Google.org, and business development for YouTube.