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2014-01-16 23:23:56

A fantastic, interactive Improvisation Workshop designed specifically for Project Managers is taking place this coming Saturday, Jan 18th at DePaul O'Hare campus, Chicago. This is a free event for PMI Chicagoland Chapter members to celebrate Mentoring Month 2014. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 PMI Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) will celebrate and promote National Mentoring Month by providing a special event in honor of the...

2014-01-08 08:34:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The initiative aims to educate and empower girls and young women to actively pursue STEM education and careers. In conjunction with National Mentoring Month, MWM has constructed a vast network of 13 corporate sponsors, and more...

2011-01-13 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, as part of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters launches Start Something(TM), a national initiative inviting all adults -- not just volunteers -- to support quality mentoring to help children who face adversity beat the odds. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/47788/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110113/MM18204) The...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

Young People Need Your Help this National Mentoring Month ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January is National Mentoring Month, and Goodwill Industries International is helping youth succeed by helping them overcome disadvantages and avoid delinquency through the Goodwill(®) GoodGuides(®) youth mentoring program. The effort is part of a national program that helps teens finish school and transition into productive careers through...

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...


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