Mentoring

Black Leadership Spotlight: Lewis Spears, Kismet of Kings

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

Empowering Diverse Talent via Online Mentoring: A Case-Study From Fujitsu and Volunteer Vision

An encouraging example of how companies can set up a Diversity and Inclusion framework to make sustainable impact measurable and scalable
Press Release

February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This year, Fujitsu, a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’ organization, is continuing its long-term partnership with Volunteer Vision, a global digital mentoring provider in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion sector. The focus is to expand their rigorous effort to develop diverse talent, allowing Fujitsu to provide tailored support and increase retention rates. The decision is based on internal analysis that confirms the positive impact of the development program.

Applications Now Open for T‑Mobile Accelerator 2021 Spring Program

Seeking startups building the next big thing in immersive 5G technologies
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T-Mobile continues its mission to fuel 5G innovation, with applications now open for the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Program.

Let's Celebrate Mentorship

By Tracie Zakavec, Aaron Hobbs, and Margarita Madrigal
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January 17th marks the International Day of Mentoring, which offers an opportunity to celebrate and promote the value mentoring can bring to the lives of our youth worldwide. In our roles as teacher, student and mentor with the IBM-inspired P-TECH schools, we have seen firsthand how mentoring relationships can transform both mentor and protege, expanding perspectives to help shape career pathways. Below, we share our experiences with you.

Tracie Zakavec
Teacher, Skyline High School – PTECH
Longmont, Colorado

CNH Industrial Mentoring Program for Female Leaders

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CNH Industrial has recently completed the second edition of its Female Leader Mentoring Program in Brazil. This is just one of the many actions the company is taking in the arena of gender equity. During the program male employees in senior leadership positions shared their experience and knowledge in order to contribute to the professional development of nine women leaders.

Eric's Journey to IBM

By Eric Cholula-Martinez
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My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico and moved to California, where I was born. They eventually settled in Brooklyn, New York, where they worked endless hours doing labor jobs to support me and my two younger sisters as we attended school. My parents may not have been fortunate enough to have a full education but they modeled the value of hard work and dedication to their family, as they wanted us to have all we needed for a successful future. Seeing how hard my parents worked I decided at young age that their efforts will not go to waste.

Beyond School Walls: Empowering the Potential of Tomorrow's Workforce Through Workplace Mentoring

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Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Press Release

Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times.

98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls program report improved grades and 95% report an increased sense of belonging and better relationships with their peers

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E17: Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services

How COVID-19 is Hurting Working Women
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the largest technology firms in the world.

Nickelodeon Sees E-Learning Success as Employees Mentor Aspiring Animators

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Nickelodeon and Burbank High School's Animation Partnership is proudly in its 8th year pairing students with our industry professionals. And thanks to a few key players, we’ve been proudly pushing on from home!

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