Results from ICSEW’s Mentorship Pilot Will be Highlighted
ICSEW Chair Josefina Magana will talk about accomplishments and lessons learned from the committee’s mentorship pilot program at a virtual lunch and learn hosted by the state Office of Financial Management.
The hour-long lunch and learn, ICSEW Stands Strong in 2021: Advocating Through Mentorship will take place at noon Wednesday, March 3 via Zoom.
The ICSEW presentation is part of OFM’s virtual Lunch and Learn gatherings that will highlight the work of Washington State’s Business Resource Groups, BRGs. Meetings are one hour long on Zoom attendees will be able to participate in a live question-and-answer session.
BRGs bring together groups of employees and their allies who have a common interest or characteristic. Members bring their unique knowledge and perspectives, making them an asset to state business needs, recruitment and retention.
Magana has served on the ICSEW since 2017, most recently as the committee’s vice chair. Magana previously served as the committee’s mentorship chair, where she worked with a group of subcommittee members to launch the ICSEW’s mentorship pilot program. Under her leadership, the mentorship subcommittee built a business case, identified key stakeholders, conducted surveys, and planned the curriculum to launch the first interagency mentorship pilot program.
The pilot launched in July 2020 and had approximately 40 participants from different stage agencies. Magana will share some key points the ICSEW learned while launching the project, and how ICSEW is working with partners to create a statewide mentorship program for all state employees.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.
About Josefina Magana
Josefina Magana is a manager of safety and health projects at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.
She describes herself as “a passionate leader who motivates and empowers people to find their true talents and become effective agents of positive change.” Professional development, finding ways to acquire knowledge and being innovative have always been at the forefront of her personal and professional career.
Magana has a master’s degree in international relations from the Brussels School of International Studies and a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University, where she studied Spanish and Sociology. After graduating from Western, Magana pioneered bilingual programs in Spain that allowed students to learn English as a second language.
Magana was a 2020 Leadership Thurston County program participant and is a member of the Washington State Career Development Association
The Interagency Committee of State Employed Women, ICSEW is made up of governor-appointed state-employees from various agencies. The ICSEW seeks to better the lives of state employees through advocacy, outreach, opportunity, and by advising the Governor and agencies on policies that affect state-employed women.
Mission: To better the lives of state employees by advising the Governor and agencies on policies that affect state-employed women.
Vision: Enriching lives through advocacy, outreach, and opportunity.
For more information about the ICSEW, visit, https://icsew.wa.gov.
To learn about Washington’s various Business Resource Groups, please visit https://ofm.wa.gov/state-human-resources/workforce-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/statewide-business-resource-groups