Overcoming the Challenges of Mentoring

Successful mentoring doesn’t just happen, it’s planned. We will discuss what mentoring is not, what mentoring is, factors for effective mentorship, and why it’s important to the developer community.


kcraytonKim Crayton
Kim Crayton LLC 

Kim has years of experience working with learners of all ages, skill level, and abilities and she would like to offer what she knows about successful mentorship to her new community. She is the co-organizer of CodeNewbie-Atlanta, founder of JrDevMentoring and the author of the “Tech Talk For Non-Techies” blog. Kim is also currently pursuing a Doctors of Business Administration – Technology Entrepreneurship. Her doctoral study topic is: “Strategies some software development managers use to effectively mentor junior software developers.” Kim is also working on her passion project JrDevMentoring.com