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Instilling Confidence: Christine McLachlan's mentoring journey

· 300 words, 2 min read
An accomplished environmental scientist, Christine McLachlan was seeking structured career guidance, enabling her to break through career barriers and increase her self-confidence. For Christine, AusIMM’s Mentoring Program was the transformative catalyst she needed to navigate her career to new heights.



Christine's journey with AusIMM’s Mentoring Program began on the recommendation of a colleague during a period she felt stuck in her professional trajectory. Christine had aspirations to achieve more professionally and saw the mentoring program as a way to challenge herself and unlock her full potential.

Christine firmly believes in the profound impact mentors can have on a mentees career, "I believe that mentors can have a very real and positive influence on people" she said.

One of the key takeaways from Christine's mentoring experience is the shift towards becoming more goal-oriented. Through the guidance of her mentor, she has identified medium- and long-term career goals which she is currently working towards. Providing clarity to her professional journey, this goal-oriented approach has propelled her career forward whilst significantly boosting her confidence.

"An increase in my confidence in both my personal and professional life has allowed me to back myself much more than I previously would have, enabling me to be more effective in my interactions"

As Christine McLachlan continues to evolve and advance in her environmental science career, the AusIMM Mentoring Program stands as a testament to the transformative power of mentorship in fostering growth, instilling confidence, and paving the way for a successful and fulfilling professional journey.



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