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S06E6 Modern Web Podcast - A Look into Node's Mentor Program with Ahmad Bamieh, Benjamin Coe, Jennifer Bland, Princiya Sequeira, and Tracy Lee

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In this episode, we speak to Node mentors and mentees about the Node mentor program, an ongoing program focused on helping get more contributors into the Node ecosystem.

 

Our Guests:

Ahmad Bamieh (@ahmadbamieh), Software Engineer at Elastic who leads the mentor program

Benjamin Coe (@benjamincoe), Developer Programs Engineer Google and Node Collaborator

Jennifer Bland (@ratracegrad), SSR at Stanley Black & Decker

Princiya Sequeira (@princi_ya), Lead front end engineer at smartHelios

 

Topics covered:

- What is the mentor initiative?

- What have been the experiences you went through as a mentor and mentee?

- How do you get involved in mentor program?

- What are the metrics of success that you track for this?

- What advice do you have for mentees to get the most out of a mentorship?

- What can mentors do to facilitate a great mentor program?

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

 

LINKS:

https://princiya777.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/node-js-diagnostics/

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJlQgygxY7e_7FMBvkUFkUwIPC5vg5OL

https://medium.com/the-node-js-collection/how-i-got-into-node-jennifer-bland-3060d02654b3

https://medium.freecodecamp.org/contributing-to-open-source-is-not-hard-here-is-my-journey-to-contributing-to-nodejs-d10760e31194

https://princiya777.wordpress.com/2018/10/14/node-js-mentorship/

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