Latest Peer mentoring Stories

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...

2013-12-06 23:20:49

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Dr. Jain gives advice on how to become a responsible and affective mentor for both professional and personal . (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 “No one is born to be an expert at anything. A person isn’t created with an intricate knowledge of the world. People have certain strengths and personality traits that are helpful in certain areas, but it takes an invested teacher and mentor in order to develop a strong path for those who are less...

2013-06-27 23:46:46

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with communities of professionals and experts representing leading institutions and brands around the world, today announced the launch of a new tool to assist mentoring professionals and mentors in supporting youth. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social...

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....

2012-10-29 23:04:22

Study shows that peer mentoring in schools is a simple, fun and inexpensive way to significantly increase kids' physical activity levels Using peer mentors to enhance school-day physical activity in elementary aged students has been given an A+ from Nova Scotia researchers. And the increased physical activity levels got top grades for significantly improving both academic test scores and cardiovascular fitness levels. Funded principally by the Nova Scotia Research Foundation and...

2012-03-20 09:29:18

Findings indicate incentives and support may offer economic and health benefits Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). Full results of the study were published in the March 20th issue of the Annals of...

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