Abstract

The mentoring experiences of African-American women and the potential of the experience for assisting in their career development are explored. Through in-depth interviews the mentoring influence in the career development of 14 African-American women was investigated. Findings point to barriers to the relationship and the potential of group mentoring as a way to assist in the psychosocial aspect of mentoring.

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Mentoring Revisited: The African-American Woman’s Experience

The mentoring experiences of African-American women and the potential of the experience for assisting in their career development are explored. Through in-depth interviews the mentoring influence in the career development of 14 African-American women was investigated. Findings point to barriers to the relationship and the potential of group mentoring as a way to assist in the psychosocial aspect of mentoring.