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Social Hour: Book Release Celebration for Janice Omadeke’s “Mentorship Unlocked”

Guests gathered in downtown Austin for an engaging party where Janice Omadeke shared insights about her writing process and the impact of her book on career development

Janice Omadeke, Author, Mentorship Unlocked The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success (photo by Marcus Dodson)

On April 1, local thought leaders and distinguished guests gathered in downtown Austin at the Indeed Tower where sweeping views of the city skyline provided a backdrop for an exciting book release party. Chris Hyams, CEO of Indeed, hosted the event that honored Janice Omadeke’s release of Mentorship Unlocked: The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success, published by Wiley.

Chris Hyams, CEO of Indeed and Janice Omadeke, Author, Mentorship in an engaging fireside chat discussing the writing process and impact of the book on career development (photo by Marcus Dodson)

An official SXSW Book selection, Mentorship Unlocked examines mentor relationships in today’s fast-changing environment to help one boost their career path. The book includes Omadeke’s personal anecdotes, and real-world examples, offering step-by-step tips for building meaningful connections with mentors.

Guests enjoyed cocktails and light bites while socializing with Omadeke, Austin leaders, and friends of the media. The event included an inspirational chat between Hyams and Omadeke, followed by book signings and the opportunity for more lively socializing.

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Jessica VanKline, Nico Ramsey, and John Mathew Bernal (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Leadership Austin cohort 44, Shahreen Abedin, Lisa Madsen, Janice Omadeke, Gina Anderson, and Janki DePalma (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Isis Ashford-Swain, emcee of the Mentorship Unlocked release party and Cofounder and COO of Greens by Xplosion Technology (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Heather McCord, Ken Kleb, Janice Omadeke, and Ryan Heineken (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Chris Hyams, CEO of Indeed and Janice Omadeke, Author, Mentorship Unlocked_ The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Janice Omadeke, Author, Mentorship Unlocked The Science and Art of Setting Yourself Up for Success on stage (photo by Marcus Dodson)

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Janice Omadeke and Mentorship Unlocked release party guests at Indeed Tower (photo by Marcus Dodson)

Omadeke is the exited CEO and founder of The Mentor Method, a software company designed to drive transformative change within company cultures through the power of mentorship. The data-driven Mentor’s Method’s software program aims to help fight against stereotypes in the mentoring process.

Omadeke earned recognition as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Women of Influence in 2022. She has been featured in such publications such as Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, The Austin Business Journal, Black Enterprise, and more. She holds a PMP certification and has received a certification in Entrepreneurship from MIT.

Learn more about Omadeke and her book at www.janiceomadeke.com.