Application period open for Camber Outdoors mentoring program

By Stephen Frothingham

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Applications are now open for Camber Outdoors’ mentoring program.

The program is touted as the only cross-industry, cross-company mentoring program in the active-outdoor industries. Application submissions will be accepted through Oct. 10; director and manager-level women working in the active-outdoor industries are encouraged to apply.

“As we work with the active-outdoor industries to better retain female talent in the workplace, our mentoring program has become one of many ways we’re supporting the industries. Not only are we ensuring top-tier talent looks to our industry for a career first, but that women in the industry are staying and moving up the proverbial corporate ladder,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of Camber Outdoors.

“Research shows that as women progress in their careers, they don’t advance to senior level positions, with only 4 percent of all C-suite positions being held by women. If the active-outdoor industries wants to stay relevant and competitive, particularly in areas of engineering and technology, initiatives like our mentoring program are an excellent opportunity to build on our great reputation as a great industry to pursue a career.”

The 9-month program is designed to create a unique one-on-one relationship between seasoned professionals and up-and-coming leaders that takes mentees …read more

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