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Pair with a new mentor or mentee! Sign up for Colleague Connection today!

Organized by MLA’s Membership Committee, Colleague Connection is a mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues.


If you are a new member, connect with an experienced colleague or a fellow newbie. If you are an experienced member with decades of experience or just a few years, you also benefit by helping a new colleague navigate a new organization and profession while expanding your professional network.


The virtual program runs from October to January. Pairs are encouraged to meet at their convenience at least once a month.

Key dates:

    • To ensure a connection, please sign up by EOD Friday, September 30
    • Participants will learn of their pairing by Friday, October 14
    • An introductory gathering will be held Tuesday, October 18 at 1:00 pm central
    • The wrap-up event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25 at 1:00 pm central

If you have any questions regarding Colleague Connection, please contact MLA Membership Committee Chair Tim Kenny or Chair-Designate Jana Liebermann.

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