Mentoring

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Shama Kabani

Shama Hyder/Mentoring

Founder & CEO, The Marketing Zen Group

A: I was recently invited by The Young Entrepreneur Council (theYEC.org) and USAID to go to Egypt (post-revolution) to work with the young entrepreneurs there. I bonded with one group of ...

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Cortney Renee Aranda/Mentoring

Founder, Cortney Renee Inc

A: It’s important for a mentee to acknowledge why they want the mentorship. It’s best to share why you admire them and do your best to highlight the mentor’s gifts. Always ...

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Susanna Harwood Rubin

Susanna Harwood Rubin/Mentoring

Visual Artist, Writer & Certified Yoga Teacher, Susanna Harwood Rubin

A: I mentored literally hundreds of NYC Public School Teachers during my years at MoMA – it was a big part of my job. My goal was always to make them ...

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Echoing Green; Cheryl

Cheryl Dorsey/Mentoring

President, Echoing Green

A: I have been blessed to have an extraordinary mentor—Dr. Nancy E. Oriol, Dean of Students at Harvard Medical School. Together we co-founded a nonprofit organization, The Family Van that provides ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Mentoring

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: Sheila Wellington, former President of Catalyst. She led that organization brilliantly for a decade. Gutsy, gorgeous, and oh so generous with her time.

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Diahann Billings-Burford

Diahann Billings-Burford/Mentoring

Chief Service Officer, NYC Service

A: I mentor those around me informally. I always envision a better world, and I know it will take an army of likeminded people to make an impact. I strive to ...

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