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2014-01-09 12:30:11

MicroMentor Issues Rally Call for 1,500 More Relationships by National Small Business Week, May 12-16 PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMentor, Mercy Corps' proprietary online mentoring platform that connects entrepreneurs with experienced professionals to build small businesses, reached a new milestone: generating more than 5,000 relationships for mentors and mentees. To celebrate this achievement, MicroMentor is issuing a national call to create 1,500 more...

2014-01-06 23:01:52

Collective Changes is a US based nonprofit dedicated to helping grow women's economic empowerment through "just in time" business skills to better access credit and grow jobs. Working with Chronus Corporation and the IBM/World Bank entrepreneurs tool kit in 17 languages they are on track to impact 1,000,000 by 2020. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 New Company: Introducing Global Women's Business Mentoring Program Revolutionizing the Mentoring Relationship Empowers...

2013-06-27 23:26:49

Corporate mentoring is a hot topic, as reflected in a recent article in the Boston Globe that featured two executives weighing in on its value as well as its role in helping them be successful. Andrea Zintz, Ph.D., president of Strategic Leadership Resources, which provides high potential leadership development, has been a proponent of mentoring since choosing it as the topic for her dissertation, and she’s just released her thoughts on the value of corporate mentoring program....

2013-05-24 23:28:51

Includes Best Practices, Insider Tips, and Additional Topics BELLEVUE, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host a free webinar, “How to Design an Effective Employee Mentoring Program,” on Wednesday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. PDT. This webinar is for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting an employee mentoring program. From knowledge retention to career development, mentoring is an effective strategy...

2011-11-07 10:15:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MentorNet, a non-profit that helps university students in technical and scientific fields achieve their career goals through one-on-one online mentoring relationships, today announced an effort to significantly increase its roster of mentors. Since September, the program has added hundreds of students seeking mentors in industry and research with the goal of meeting the critical national need for university-trained engineers and scientists...

2011-10-24 14:00:00

OREFIELD, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KidsPeace, the national organization serving children with mental health needs and their families, is one of only nine nonprofits nationwide to be awarded a federal grant to launch a new mentoring program for children of military families. Will Isemann, KidsPeace President & CEO, today announced the award of $570,000 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), and the Department of Defense. "KidsPeace...

2011-07-01 12:30:02

Online mentoring offers students in the field of agriculture and natural resources enhanced insight into career opportunities and college life Mentoring is a recognized tool in career development and advancement. It brings a personal element to what might otherwise be a confusing process. Mentors can provide insight into the unwritten rules and culture of the professional workplace. With the click of a mouse, a student can have access to an ementor, a career professional who can expand the...

2010-01-20 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Obama recognized the national mentoring partnership between MENTOR, the lead champion for youth mentoring in the United States, and Viacom Inc.(NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading media company, today at The White House. The President applauded their strong commitment to America's children through their partnership to increase mentoring opportunities for youth across the United States in a ceremony in the East Wing that was attended by Larry...

2008-07-15 09:01:16

BOSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kenyan Ministry of Education will provide the opportunity for their students and educators to safely connect with schools around the world through ePals (http://www.epals.com/), the largest and fastest growing global network for meaningful learning. Leveraging the safe, protected and collaborative learning and e-mentoring tools available through ePals, Kenyan students and educators can connect with classrooms in 200 countries and territories, conducting...

2007-07-04 18:20:14

By Zimmerman, Beverly B Paul, Danette In this article, we argue that mentoring of technical communication students must occur within the classroom. In our survey of students, we found that most students felt they had not been mentored. In our ethnography, we found that although students could define the term mentor, many were conflicted about its value. This confusion made students less likely to seek out or recognize mentoring opportunities. Students recognized mentoring practices that...