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2014 January 23
Posted by Michael
Throughout National Mentoring Month, we will be highlighting different perspectives on The Mentor Effect from community leaders across Massachusetts. Today's perspective comes from Steve Perrin, Ph.D., CEO and CSO of ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), a nonprofit biotech in Cambridge that is dedicated to discovering and developing effective treatments to end ALS. Steve has helped the Institute become the world's leader in preclinical drug development for ALS. Why do you believe mentoring is important?Mentoring can help any individual to develop skill sets and beliefs for how you... Read more
2014 January 21
Posted by Michael
This post was submitted by Nate Baum, manager of training and technical assistance, in recognition of the events that many programs in our network are doing in celebration of National Mentoring Month. One of the amazing things about working at Mass Mentoring is the ability to learn about all the great things our partnering organizations do on a regular basis. There are some cool things our 200+ members engage in and National Mentoring Month is an especially exciting time. [caption id="attachment_1463" align="alignright" width="300"] Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll at the Mayors for Mentoring... Read more
2014 January 18
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring is launching the inaugural Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll to recognize Massachusetts businesses of all sizes that are strengthening communities through engagement of employee, financial, and in-kind resources. In late 2013, we invited businesses and mentoring programs to nominate a company for the Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll. The honorees were recognized at the Jan. 14 Corporate Mentoring Summit at State Street in honor of National Mentoring Month, and in conjunction with the Summit we will be rolling out an inductee in the days around the event. Today’s post recognizing... Read more
2014 January 17
Posted by Michael
Throughout National Mentoring Month, we will be highlighting different perspectives on The Mentor Effect from community leaders across Massachusetts. Today's perspective comes from Chris Moses, CEO of Smart Scheduling. As the CEO of a health information technology startup, Smart Scheduling, I’ve had countless mentors help me along the way. These mentors have been both official (advisors to and investors in Smart Scheduling) as well as informal in the form of my friends and family. Running a company has its ups and downs, and leading a startup through the stages of ideation, product creation... Read more
2014 January 17
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring is launching the inaugural Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll to recognize Massachusetts businesses of all sizes that are strengthening communities through engagement of employee, financial, and in-kind resources. In late 2013, we invited businesses and mentoring programs to nominate a company for the Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll. The honorees were recognized at the Jan. 14 Corporate Mentoring Summit at State Street in honor of National Mentoring Month, and in conjunction with the Summit we will be rolling out an inductee in the days around the event. Today’s post recognizing... Read more
2014 January 16
Posted by Michael
In honor of National Mentoring Month we're sharing match stories from our network of mentoring programs. The following story was shared by Stephanie Gould-Marian, program coordinator at South Boston T.E.A.M. Although they have only been matched a few months, Eb and Joelis have already made a significant impact on one another. Eb is a business analyst who recently moved to South Boston from Tennessee. As someone new to the community, he was seeking opportunities to learn more about his neighborhood and get involved. Joelis is a 17-year-old male who lives in public housing in South Boston and... Read more
2014 January 16
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring is launching the inaugural Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll to recognize Massachusetts businesses of all sizes that are strengthening communities through engagement of employee, financial, and in-kind resources. In late 2013, we invited businesses and mentoring programs to nominate a company for the Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll. The honorees are being recognized at the Jan. 14 Corporate Mentoring Summit at State Street during National Mentoring Month, and in conjunction with the Summit we will be rolling out an inductee in the days around the event. Today’s post recognizing the... Read more
2014 January 15
Posted by Michael
The Boston Celtics' Heroes Among Us program honors individuals who have made an overwhelming impact on the lives of others. Tonight, they will honor Big Sister Association of Greater Boston mentor Ana Leon. The following blog post about Ana is reprinted courtesy of Big Sister. A strong mentoring relationship doesn’t just help the Little Sister ; it transforms everyone involved. Over their six years together, Big Sister Ana and Little Sister Sally have surmounted significant challenges and celebrated major milestones together. Ana was a busy Boston University student when she first met Sally... Read more
2014 January 15
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring is launching the inaugural Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll to recognize Massachusetts businesses of all sizes that are strengthening communities through engagement of employee, financial, and in-kind resources. In late 2013, we invited businesses and mentoring programs to nominate a company for the Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll. The honorees were recognized at the Jan. 14 Corporate Mentoring Summit at State Street in honor of National Mentoring Month, and in conjunction with the Summit we are rolling out an inductee each day in the days around the event. Today's post... Read more
2014 January 14
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring is launching the inaugural Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll to recognize Massachusetts businesses of all sizes that are strengthening communities through engagement of employee, financial, and in-kind resources. In late 2013, we invited businesses and mentoring programs to nominate a company for the Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll. The honorees are being recognized at the Jan. 14 Corporate Mentoring Summit at State Street during National Mentoring Month, and in conjunction with the Summit we will be rolling out an inductee in the days around the event. Today's post recognizing... Read more

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