Others getting ahead in life because of you being there for them.

As one of the leaders at MentorCloud, I get occasionally asked this question – what’s in it for the Mentors? I think this question should never arise if a person has ever been a mentor. Just this week alone, two of my mentees made my day – one of them successfully completed college and received three fantastic job offers. Another is getting ready for round 2 of a business plan competition at MIT, to launch his 3rd social venture….

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Middle East Mentoring

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I have recently returned from traveling for two weeks in Jordan and Lebanon.  I was part of the TechWomen delegation in Jordan, and then visited Lebanon to talk with  Al-Makassed (the Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association of Beirut) and TechWomen alumnae in Beirut.  I posted a Katysblog entry almost every day and posted over 2,000 images to my Flickr photo account….

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The Aspiration Below a Staircase

No, this is not about Harry Porter. Recently, one of our global mentors referred to us, a 13-year old girl student who is academically high-achieving and very ambitious. Apparently, this student is already pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science, and is aspiring to be a doctor when she grows up. We found an amazing mentor …

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