The Mentoring Movement: Stand for Something, Stand with Someone
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly begins season 2 of Pro Bono Perspectives with a call to turn our aspirations into plans and impact. She introduces the first guest of the season, MENTOR CEO David Shapiro, and other upcoming guests who are changing lives for the better, including PwC Responsible Business Leader Jeff Senne and VeraWorks President & Founder and job purposing pioneer Bea Boccalandro.
Santos recognized for outstanding volunteer service to women and Latinos in Philadelphia
June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Natily Santos, Director, Supplier Diversity, has been named Aramark's 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to volunteer service and leadership in her community.
The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.
Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.
A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.
Steve Hatfield wished he had a mentor program like Winning Futures in his high school when he was preparing for his next steps.
Now “Mentor of the Year,” Steve has been volunteering for six years with Winning Futures, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization that empowers youth to succeed through mentoring, strategic planning and workforce preparation.
Leadership teams from Sanofi and RVCC have created a structured mentoring program for students and an enriching experience for Sanofi mentors. Sanofi's volunteer mentors are mid- and senior-level employees representing science and research; technology; marketing and communications; and business and finance.
"Being mentored during my career has been instrumental in helping me navigate my path, and when I mentor others, it's a way I give back," says Sanofi's Clint Wallace, Chair, U.S. Country Council and Head, NA Human Resources. "
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 share his experience as a mentor and how it has changed him.
By Peter Daly, Vice President, Global Service Management, AT&T
There’s a culture shift going on at AT&T as our business grows in technology, media, and telecommunications. It’s a culture of continuous learning to acquire new skills, so that we can create the talent needed to drive innovation across our company. We are investing in education and training to create a diverse and skilled workforce that will help power our company for the future. Through the AT&T Aspire initiative, we help provide access to the training young people need to get and keep good jobs.
Providing Career and Education Advice to High School Youth
We are incredibly committed to STEM education at Weatherford, especially when it comes to supporting women and underprivileged youth. In 2016, we provided approximately 2,220 students with STEM mentorship through our Weatherford Worldwide Initiative Supporting Education (WISE) program. In June, the Weatherford WISE program hosted seven high school girls from the Houston area for their IPAA/PESA summer externship. This is our first year participating in this program, though Weatherford has been engaged in a variety of other educational activities with IPAA/PESA.
FIRST Robotics' first regional event was this past weekend in Rockland County (NY), with eight Bloomberg teams competing. The NYC regional is the weekend of April 9 where we will have 10 teams competing. Watch (and share) this video featuring students and Bloomberg mentors.
Amgen Rhode Island partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State to launch the first site-based mentoring program in Rhode Island. The program, called Beyond School Walls, brought 20 sixth graders from a local elementary school to Amgen for a 15-week program. Each of the 20 students was paired with a volunteer Amgen staff member, meeting every other Wednesday from November through June for one-to-one mentoring.