Career Mentoring in the Academic Sector

Date

17 November 2021 (Wednesday) - Scientific Session Day 2

Time:

1135 - 1300 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)

Format:

Virtual meeting between paired mentors and mentees

Target Participants:

Students and early career scholars

Mentors:

Academic staff in the global health field

The Career Mentoring in the Academic Sector session is especially arranged for students and early career scholars who aspire to pursue an academic path in the global health field. You and a few other mentees will be paired up with a mentor for a small group session, during which personal career journeys and useful career guidance will be shared.

 

Expect These Takeaways:

  • Find out how to prepare and position yourself in the academic field

  • Receive guidance on career opportunities and holistic career development

  • Build support with fellow students and young scholars with similar concerns, issues and life experiences

  • Acquire new contacts in the academic field

Registration Guidelines:

  • Enrollment for the Career Mentoring in the Academic sector session is taken when delegates register for the Conference.

  • Mentor-mentee matching will be available during registration.

  • The conference registration fee is all-inclusive. No extra charge is needed for participating in the Career Mentoring in the Academic sector session.

  • Pre-registration is needed, and seats are limited. Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis

Moderator & Mentor

Yik Ying Teo

Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

Youngwon Kim

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine,
The University of Hong Kong

Mentors

Tommy Lam

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Victoria Fan

Director of the Pacific Health Analytics Collaborative and Associate Professor, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Job Godino

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego

Sophie Valkenburg

Assistant Professor, HKU Pasteur Research Pole, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong