Mentoring

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Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton/Mentoring

Executive Director, International Museum of Women

A: I worked as a full time elected student representative when I was 20 and I was mentored by a great guy called Nick Berg, who worked for the National Union ...

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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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LindaDescano

Linda Descano/Mentoring

Managing Director & Head of Content and Social, Women & Co.

A: I consider myself both a mentor and mentee. I formally mentor one woman through the Step Up Women’s Network and informally coach and support women inside and outside Citibank. In ...

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Mentoring

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: We all have a responsibility to be mentors to other young women or even our own peers. There is not enough of this. We are lucky to be in positions ...

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Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser/Mentoring

Co-founder and Senior Advisor, Omega Institute

A: One mentor who was influential in my work and life at Omega was the Sufi master Pir Vilayat Kahn. Sufism is the mystical branch of Islam. I was attracted to ...

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Charlotte Beyer

Charlotte Beyer/Mentoring

Founder, Institute for Private Investors

A: Like dating, you may think you are falling in love on the first date but you would rarely admit it to your date! Similarly, let a mentoring relationship develop naturally ...

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