Mentoring

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Ingrid Vanderveldt

Ingrid Vanderveldt/Mentoring

Entrepreneur in Residence, Dell

A: Invest in one, hire one, volunteer to help one- get involved! ... and see the opportunities bloom. Take the adjective of sex out of the equation and look at your colleague, ...

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Summer Rayne Oakes

Summer Rayne Oakes/Mentoring

Co-founder, Source4Style

A: I have the utmost respect for my mentor, Tom Eisner, who recently passed on March 25, 2011. He was one of those folks that you just immediately felt connected to ...

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Mentoring

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: My 88 year-old grandma, Opal Thompson, is my greatest mentor. She has rarely ever left her small town in Texas, but has infinite wisdom on what is right/wrong – how ...

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Caryl M Stern

Caryl M Stern/Mentoring

President & CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

A: I mentor two younger women formally and numerous others on a “drop-in” basis. It is rewarding because it forces me to reflect on the wisdom my experience has given me ...

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Ella Gorgla

Ella Gorgla/Mentoring

Founder, I-ELLA

A: I don’t have any formal mentors at the moment and can only look back at my two mentors in undergrad and throughout my summer internship. Their lessons still ring true. 1.)  ...

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Jane Wurwand/Mentoring

Founder and Owner, Dermalogica

A: My mother was a tremendously inspiring mentor, role-model and example. She taught me never to play the role of victim, and never to place my destiny into anyone else’s hands. ...

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