Drop-in mentoring

Meet with mid- and senior-level female ARVO members for a short mentoring session at ARVO 2019

2019 WEAVR Drop-in Mentoring Program

Women in Eye and Vision Research, an initiative of the ARVO Foundation, is offering drop-in mentoring program at ARVO 2019. Mid- and senior-level female ARVO members will be available during specified times to meet with individuals who may be looking for professional guidance from a female perspective. These are brief, one-on-one, confidential sessions of 15-30 minutes to take place in ARVO Central in the Exhibit Hall. 

How it works
Drop in hours will be offered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during designated poster times. There will be a marked meeting point ARVO Central in the Exhibit Hall for mentors/mentees to meet. Mentors/mentees can meet anywhere in ARVO Central, or move to the Networking Lounge if needed. No formal meeting space will be reserved.

To participate, stop by ARVO Central in the Exhibit Hall to meet up with a mentor during these times:

Monday, April 29
4:00pm - 5:45pm

Tuesday, April 30
11:45am - 1:30pm

2:45pm - 4:15pm

Wednesday, May 1
3:00pm - 4:45pm

The names of mentors, their areas of expertise, and the meet-up schedule will be posted here closer to the meeting.

Mentorship support is provided on a first-come, first-served basis and availability may be limited.