Spotlights on Success!

Kunzah SyedChristina Warner
Lucy ChenSequana TolonAjané Celestin-GreerAmanda SpaunhorstBrittany De MariaDanielle Albright
Gabriel ValdiviaJacob GreeneAracely ValenciaJan SimmalaJason AuJonathan LacosteJoshua Lewis
Joyce JiaoLaura GoingMark Lombardi-NelsonMaryAnn Ma-NaisMichele HenleyEtienne BowieNicole Lau
SarvaniShea GiaquintoSherita BlackAriana Rojas
Abhishek Sarihan
Dasha BoguslavskayaDon ThrasherElisa ReynosoHari
Benjamin JangJosh CroskeyLaura HabberfieldMarilyn McGreen Hotz
Mike MartoneMoorthy SubbiahTorrence WilliamsVeronikha Salazar
Amanda VogelsangChris OlolaClare JordanStephanieAlicia LikenElizabeth GaitanDr. Cecily Wang
ChristineElizabeth BobrickEric JohnsenFrank WeicksJarrod KroahIsa AdneyPaul Kim
Joan BooneJoe IllingsworthJoelleTara LevineDoug BrentRicardo MatroneMegan MacKay
Antonio NevesAndrew LongMelissa PhilipsMeredith SiglerMichele SimpsonMichelleMykim Tran
Paul DziadikDr. Priya GaihaArthure VienteRachel CollierRaoul LoboSharon CeceTeisha Overton
Vanessa Williams

Briana Lamar

“There is nothing like having someone to listen and comprehend your problems and come up with a solution. This experience made me want to become a mentor.”

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Jonathan Marseglia

“As a young professional, it is difficult to find the right path sometimes because you just don’t have the knowledge and experience to see what’s best for you. A mentor can give you a different perspective – one that comes from experience and knowledge of having already done those things you want to do.”

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Troi Powell

“Mentoring is important because it gives students the opportunity to talk with adults who have been through the college process before.”

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Kunzah Syed


“Mentorships are important to society because everyone benefits from role models. In this way, mentors support us, cheer us on and help us strive to become as successful as they are.”

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Melinda Alvarez

“To let our struggle and triumph serve others, and to let it be for the better of society and not just for one’s personal fulfillment – this is why mentoring is so important.”

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Christina Warner

Christina Warner

“Mentoring is extremely important. It is well know that in business, medical, and any industry, having multiple mentors is the key to success. I have been blessed with terrific mentors, both from and off, and I find them to be sounding boards for life and career decisions.”

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Faye Hughbanks

“Mentoring is important to me because I feel it is a great way to have a person to support you in what you want to do, help you get to where you want to be, and give you insight.”

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Lucy Chen

Lucy Chen

“My mentors, Jay and Sam, were extremely helpful and supportive. They provide deep insight into my business, and direct me towards the right path if they are uncertain of answers.”

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Michele Kamdem

“What I like the most about is the networking. It feels good to be able to interact with people already in the working environment, especially when they are working in the same field that I am studying.”

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Sequana Tolon

Sequana Tolon

“This is an amazing opportunity and the possibilities are endless.”

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Ajané Celestin-Greer


“My two life blows came so close together that they nearly crushed me and I felt very lost for awhile. However, I began working with Monica, my mentor. With her help and encouragement, I have quickly regained confidence in myself and in my choices.”

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Amanda Spaunhorst


“I couldn’t believe that my mentor was willing to put so much time and effort into helping a student like me. I have been overwhelmed by the willingness of my mentors and hope to be a mentor to students like me after reaching my goals.”

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Brittany De Maria

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mentor in particular, George, has helped me more than he even knows”

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Danielle Albright

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“I find myself more positive about my future. The confidence boost has allowed me to take steps to achieve my dreams that I previously would not have done. My perspective has transformed from worry to excitement about my own potential.”

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Gabriel Valdivia

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“I would definitely recommend to anyone and when I have enough skills I would love to mentor!”

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Jacob Greene

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“I owe both my mentors great appreciation for guiding me in the right path and giving me the confidence to search for a career path that suits me. is a great resource for finding the inspiration you need.”

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Aracely Valencia

Jan Simmala

Jason Au

Jason Au

“I would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to seek advice. It has been an awesome experience for me and I have benefited so much in the short time since I joined.”

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Jonathan Lacoste

Joshua Lewis

Joshua Lewis

“Its never too late to change your stars, and thanks to, I am that much more optimistic about my tomorrow.”

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Joyce Jiao

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“My mentor is one of the best mentors that I’ve had in my life. I feel more secure and confident as I travel down the road to achieve my goal because someone that I trust is out there with me whenever I need some advice.”

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Laura Going

Laura Going

“My mentor, Allyson, has been the biggest blessing. Allyson has gone above and beyond. There was no other place where I could get that. Allyson helped me draw my own game board instead of just rolling the dice.”

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Mark Lombardi-Nelson

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“I was excited about my mentor because he classified himself as an Entrepreneur and I believe in the same for myself. I would highly recommend to others!”

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MaryAnn Ma-Nais

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“My mentor Dr. Priya Gaiha (a general surgeon) has given me insight on her everyday life and gave me vision on the path that she took to get her to where she is today.”

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Michele Henley

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Michelle Henley

“I am so confident about where I am heading right now and I am sure that if I have any more questions in future, all my mentors and will be there for me.”

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Shea Giaquinto

Shea Giaquinto

“I am extremely lucky to have a great supportive family, but without my mentors I would be lost. My path has been challenging, but plays a huge role in my success thus far.”

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Sherita Black

Sherita Black

“I would absolutely recommend to others, in fact, I have already. I’ve found my mentors to be extremely helpful.”

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Ariana Rojas

Candace Thoth

“It is because of my positive experiences with my own mentors, that I have become dedicated to mentoring others. Becoming a mentor has been such a rewarding experience for me.”

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Abhishek Mishra

“Mentoring makes me feel fortunate for what I have and I enjoy it.”

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Chinh Tran

“The opportunity to find a mentor is so important because it allows students to explore career areas out of their normal comfort zone and expand their horizons.”

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Cliff Chong

“Mentoring is important for society as a whole because it reminds people that it feels good to help. When we are reminded how good it feels to help, we begin to feel less scared of one another and ultimately, we begin to live like a community.”

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Derrick Wheeler

“Mentoring in its purest form is simply using one’s experiences and/or expertise to help someone else reach their highest potential. It my opinion that everyone must mentor in some way.”

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Jakeem Gregory

“Mentoring is important to me because mentoring has allowed me to realize my dreams and achieve them. Also, by mentoring I am able to provide real-life experiences to my mentees and teach them how to avoid some of the challenges I have faced on my journey.”

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Jared Wilson

“I’ve been very fortunate and blessed to have the various mentors I have in my life. So when I heard about, I was eager to give back and help mentor others in need.”

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Karthik G

“Some decisions might be life changing, and it’s very important to hear someone else’s point of view before plunging into it. I really hope to be that support system to anyone who needs my help!”

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Kavita Kanetkar

“Landing a job that uses your potential is extremely important and it takes a while to figure out what you are naturally good at and how to transform that into a career. Mentors can make a huge impact in this process and significantly shorten the time to get there.”

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Kwamena Entsuah

“My father once told me a star is only as bright as all the other stars around it. I really took that to heart. Without individuals who are willing to teach others what they know, we are lost as a society. Knowledge must be communicated and shared.”

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Lisa Gonzalez

“I believe that mentors are important not only in education but in many other aspects of a person’s life. Mentors share their stories of challenges and successes, they listen, they provide different perspectives and sometimes they can become lifelong friends.”

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Mario Reed

“I have thoroughly enjoyed assisting bright young minds with further developing their goals and aspirations.”

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Melissa Shapiro

“Mentoring is important to me because it makes me happy to be able to help other students who are in the same place I was.”

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Meredith McCaslin

“I think it is really important to have people out there who can share their experiences, knowledge and resources. It’s so easy to give up on things that might become difficult, and knowing you have someone to call on for support can be very life changing.”

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Nancy Mitchell

“If I can shorten someone’s learning curve, save them some time, or help avoid a disaster, I feel fulfilled.”

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Swati Yadav

“Being a mentor on has had a huge impact on my life. has given me a wonderful platform to reach out to people who need help, and that in turn helps me be more motivated and stay on track in life.”

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Toni Joaquin

“Mentoring has given me a purpose to reach out and, as our president stated, hold the door for those coming in behind me. Society is in desperate need of a helping hand and someone to listen to those rising up in the ranks to make a difference in the world.”

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“There are so many kids out there that could easily take the wrong path or make the wrong choices, but with a caring mentor, they could choose wisely and follow a path that helps them reach their full potential.”

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Barbara Thaden

“Mentoring is important to society as a whole because often the workplace is closed to observers, and students know very little about how some jobs are performed until they begin internships, usually somewhere between the junior and senior year in college.”

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Chris LaBelle

“I believe in mentorship as it has guided my career for almost 30 years.”

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Fadi Mikhail

“Mentoring young and undecided students about career options provides me with positive energy. It is great to see undecided students eager to obtain further education.”

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Freda Locker

“Mentoring is a chance for me to share my years of experience as a professional musician with people interested in pursuing a career in the field.”

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Jimmy Tam Huy Pham

“If each one of us can extend a helping hand, we all can benefit from one another as a stronger, cohesive society.”

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Kellie Floto

“Mentoring is incredibly important because it allows one the opportunity to be authentic with others and share similar experiences.”

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Kristin Paulding

“Mentoring is important because the world can be a scary place, especially for a young person who is facing stressful situations and responsibilities for the first time. By guiding people through experiences you’ve already been through, you are preparing them for the future and making it less scary.”

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Kristine Fong

“I am a better person because of the mentors that have been in my life. It is important for me to be a mentor in order to pass along the support and confidence that I have received.”

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Laura Ortiz-Garrido

“I am trying to make a difference in my life while participating in the program, and to bring good guidance, sense and a helping hand to young people or adults who are trying to find their way in this world.”

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Ann Kendzicky

“Mentoring relationships help to enrich the lives of mentors and mentees, and it’s wonderful that new technology has made it even easier to build these valuable relationships.”

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Lynne Gassant

“Mentoring is important because it allows me to serve and make a difference in my community. It provides me with the opportunity to advise students, while helping me to grow professionally.”

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Matt Appling

“If we want our society to flourish, we need to be willing to reach out and share the expertise we already have.”

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Monique Rice

“Honestly, I wanted to become a mentor because I’m huge on helping people. I especially want to help people avoid making the same mistakes that I made.”

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Pedro Rocha Glaser

“Participating as a mentor has been a great learning experience for me as well, because every interaction is an opportunity for me to reflect on my experiences and become more aware of my beliefs.”

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Abhishek Sarihan

Abhishek Sarihan

“I have 
thoroughly enjoyed my experience with Enock so far and I expect this 
experience to only get better as we both get to know each other even more. I would completely recommend to others.”

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Adaeze Pearl Ogbonnaya

“I used to think that mentoring was just a one way street; the mentor spreads his/her wisdom and the mentee willingly accepts it, but that is the complete opposite of what I have encountered during my time here.”

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Carol Rodrigues

“Being a mentor has helped me realize some of my own goals while encouraging my mentees to pursue theirs.”

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Cecilia Vasquez

“Mentoring is very important to me because I like being able to help people see the greatness within themselves, and guide them to use their unique and innate talents and skills to help others and society as a whole.”

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Cescyia Stevenson

“Mentoring is important because it gives two people the opportunity to share and grow from each other.”

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Ciarra Greene

“It is amazing the difference one person can make in your life. I have learned to never underestimate your own success, and I encourage others to realize their own opportunities are endless.”

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Dasha Boguslavskaya

Dasha Boguslavskaya

“Knowledge is a powerful tool and if we as a society stand together 
and continue to give our knowledge to our next generation, then perhaps we 
will continue a legacy that we were meant to continue.”

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Don Thrasher

Don Thrasher

“The mentoring process benefited me and that is why I feel and obligation to give back and mentor others. In our society today there are many talented young people who haven’t had the opportunity to receive guidance in regards to a career but also in many other aspects of life.”

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Elisa Reynoso

Elisa Reynoso

“I feel strongly 
that I can share my own experiences and knowledge with people that need 
mentoring and make a positive impact on society as a whole. It brings me 
great pleasure to be able to help someone even in the smallest way if I 

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“I think mentoring is important because it allows someone with relevant experience to provide advice to someone who needs guidance or is really lost and confused (like I was). It feels gratifying to me when I can help someone going through what I went through.”

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Jordan Wheeler

“Mentoring has always been important to me because I know how frustrating it can be when there is nobody to help explain or give advice about your questions.”

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Benjamin Jang

Josh Croskey

Josh Croskey

“Mentoring has been a mutually beneficial relationship. I feel the mentees I’ve worked with and are currently working with have learned from me and I feel I’ve learned from them as well.”

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Joy Martinez

“ provides a great platform for students and young professionals seeking mentorships to interact with people with all types of experiences and education.”

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Laura Habberfield

Laura Habberfield

“I have really enjoyed my experience so far, and I would like to be 
able to help these individuals further throughout their career. I know 
that working with them will allow me to learn something new as well, which 
I also really like about the mentor/mentee relationship.”

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Marilyn McGreen Hotz

Megan Lewis

“My career path has been a bit odd, and it has taken me to places I never thought. If I can help someone not feel so lost, I’ll do it!”

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Mike Martone

Mike Martone

“My experience so far has been very rewarding so far I’ve been enjoying my experience helping others through the program.”

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Moorthy Subbiah

Moorthy Subbiah

“Mentoring helps increase my own knowledge and gives a sense of satisfaction 
and purpose in life. Knowledge sharing and mentoring is a responsibility 
and the only possible alternative to uplift any society and people.”

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Palina Louangketh

“I am so grateful for the opportunities to mentor others, especially college students, because I did not have this support in college.”

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Phillip Dao

“This experience has been wonderful because I enjoy seeing confidence grow in my mentees. I want to see them succeed and will do anything I can to help them.”

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Sarah Camp

“I believe an individual cannot become successful alone. Someone had to have been in their life to guide them, provide them with encouraging words, and to get them through the tough times.”

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Torrence Williams

Torrence Williams

“It’s exciting to work with students who are passionate about bringing their ideas and passions to realization through their careers. If you have information that will benefit young professionals is the best platform to assist the future leaders of America.”

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Veronikha Salazar

Veronikha Salazar

“It is important because we, as people and as a society need it. Mentoring 
is vital in our lives and in our society. Mentoring is important to me for 
this is a way I can give back to my community. We all need that somebody 
that will make us feel and let us know that we do matter to them as much as
to the world.”

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Amanda Vogelsang

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“So far I’ve been so 
impressed with how driven my mentee has been and how eager she is to learn. 
In short, I’m very happy I can help.”

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Chris Olola

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“The mentees have been very grateful for my mentor-ship and that encourages me to help more, whenever I can!”

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Clare Jordan

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“There are many 
benefits of involvement, but the biggest one for me has been the sense of 
”paying it forward” by passing on knowledge.”

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Stephanie NO LAST NAME

“Mentoring has been an extremely rewarding experience for me.”

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Alicia Liken

Alicia Liken

“I was 
motivated to join because I have a fresh-out-of-college 
experience mixed with industry insight.”

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Elizabeth Gaitan

Elizabeth Gaitan

“ provides an easy and convenient way to volunteer and help others in one of the biggest milestones in their lives.”

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Dr. Cecily Wang

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“I am a trauma/acute care/general surgeon. I work as a surgeon in the U.S. 6 months a year, and do medical relief work and anti-human trafficking work overseas the other 6 months. Working with my mentees has been a lot of fun and brings (even more) variety into my life.”

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“Helping my mentees is the best feeling in the world and just to know that my words can affect someone’s life is such a touching experience for me to be rewarded with.”

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Elizabeth Bobrick

Elizabeth Bobrick

“Meeting a new mentee is like opening a surprise package. Finding out what they’ve just done or are planning to do is like a new chapter in a book. And it’s so easy.”

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Eric Johnsen

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“The interaction is fun and joyful, and the students very appreciative of the time and help. It gives me hope in our next generation.”

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Frank Weicks

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“I would definitely recommend to other experienced professionals, who have the time and desire to volunteer in assisting students.”

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Jarrod Kroah

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“I have enjoyed sharing some of the lessons I learned from my attempts to get in to advertising in college and ideas I have for building a portfolio. I feel like our discussions have been very productive and I have really enjoyed it. I would absolutely recommend to others!”

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Isa Adney

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Joan Boone

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“It has been a journey for both me and the mentee as I have gone back through my career to discuss some of the roles that were the most satisfying for me, as well as some positions that didn’t work out for one reason or another.”

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Joe Illingsworth

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“When I first learned of, I tended to think of mentoring as a mostly one-way transaction with most of the benefits being given to the protégé or mentee. Two months of mentoring has greatly changed that perspective. I have already gained valuable insights from my mentoring experience.”

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Tara Levine


“I encourage my mentees to use me to their full advantage! Ask as many questions, and never feel intrusive. This is such a rewarding program, helping others around the nation- I couldn’t ask for much more!”

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Doug Brent

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“I am a 30 year veteran of Silicon Valley with a background in leading teams, and hardware/software development. attracted me through both the mission and its innovative approach.”

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Ricardo Matrone

Megan MacKay

Megan McKay

“ makes it easy for me to help other students who are in the same position I was once in while I continue pursuing my goals. What a perfect idea, and so easy to use!”

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Antonio Neves

Andrew Long

Melissa Philips

Melissa Phillips

“I wholeheartedly recommend to other professionals as it is so important to give back to the professional community, and keep in touch with aspiring leaders.”

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Meredith Sigler

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“This has been great for me as well, as it has really helped to evaluate my priorities for what I would like to accomplish in my career. is a great way to easily connect with and help students.”

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Michele Simpson

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“The experience and feeling that you get from working with the students is such a great feeling. You feel a great deal of satisfaction placing someone on the right track.”

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Michelle Labrie 2

“I would definitely recommend others to use, it is convenient and rewarding. It’s an indescribable feeling to help other people.”

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Mykim Tran

Mykim Tran 2

“I believe that to help others discover what they want out of life will not only bring them, but also myself happiness. I believe that when something good develops, everyone will benefit, and that is why I would recommend to others.”

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Paul Dziadik

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“My experience with has been an excellent experience! I would certainly suggest to anyone who has the need to utilize the information!’

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Dr. Priya Gaiha

Priya Gaiha

“My name is Priya Gaiha and I am a general surgeon. I understand how difficult the road can be to achieve your dreams. The most important people in my life, outside of my family, were and still are my mentors. To be able to share your experiences and guide those on their journey to their goal is extremely rewarding.”

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Arthure Viente

Arthur Viente

“This experience has allowed me to tap into my past, explore my experiences, and share with others considerations that may not be as apparent to them at an early stage of their career. It has helped me continue to evaluate my own goals, remind me the learning process never ends, and I have as much to learn as I do to teach.”

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Rachel Collier

Raoul Lobo

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“This has been a great first mentoring experience for me and it is refreshing to see a eager young student just ready to go! The mentorship has been a tremendous learning opportunity for me to grow and mature as someone who can advise and mentor others, an essential skill for later in one’s career.”

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Sharon Cece

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“I wholeheartedly recommend to anyone who has a desire to share ideas, goals, experiences and opportunities for the possible betterment of students’ lives.”

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Teisha Overton

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“This experience has been enlightening to me and also puts my knowledge to the test. I really enjoy mentoring! I would surely recommend others getting involved with It is listed on my company website, my LinkedIn profile and I also share the information with companies I consult with!”

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Vanessa Williams

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“The mentoring experience has proved very fulfilling for me. pairs mentors and mentees in a way that works to both 
parties’ benefit, and I think it’s a great organization that everyone 
should take advantage of.”

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