Meeting Youth Where They Are: Why Social-Emotional Skills and Cultural Responsive Mentoring is Critical for College and Career Readiness

I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t articulate this at the time, but I was suffering from depression. During […]

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A World Without Mentors

Eli and Mary have both worked in the area of mentoring for social change and have been part of the organizing team for the International Mentoring Day on January 17 of each year on Muhammad Ali’s birthday and during National Mentoring Month. “A world without mentors leaves so […]

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Eli. A. Wolff, Partners for Youth with Disabilities Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville
January 16th, 2018
Posted In: Awareness, Campaigns, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series

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Summit Sponsor Spotlight: AT&T

As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to […]

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Neal Backsman, AT&T
January 9th, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Stories, National Mentoring Month Blog Series, National Mentoring Summit

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#ThankYourMentor Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Simon Shannon of 3M

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Dr. Simon […]

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Simon Shannon, Ph.D., 3M
December 13th, 2017
Posted In: Campaigns, Corporate Engagement, Mentoring Stories

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Q&A with Orlando White of LinkedIn

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Orlando White […]

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Orlando White, LinkedIn
December 5th, 2017
Posted In: Campaigns, Education, Mentoring Stories

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Wisdom in the Shape of My Coach

As part of MENTOR’s #ThankYourMentor campaign, many people are taking the time to thank mentors who were there at critical moments in their lives. On our blog, we are featuring poignant stories from mentors and mentees who know the impact of mentoring first-hand. This story comes from Alphonso Mayo, […]

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Alphonso Mayo
November 22nd, 2017
Posted In: Awareness, Education, In Real Life, Mentoring Stories

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