In honor of Women's History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting prominent female leaders who are leaving their mark on their organizations and communities. Today we hear from Caroline Kim Oh, head of CKO Coaching & Consulting and former President & Executive Director of iMentor, an education technology and youth mentoring nonprofit.
Presence. Sometimes, it is all we need. An ear to listen and a voice to reassure us and offer a few words of advice. For students struggling in school, the absence of an involved adult often exacerbates the problem. That’s why mentoring programs can be so powerful.
By Nicole Anderson, AVP, Social Innovation and President of the AT&T Foundation
We’re always looking for ways to link our philanthropy strategy with our technology, so enhancing our robust student mentoring initiative with an online mentoring program is an ideal fit. Working with leading non-profits and secure internet platforms, we’re able to connect our talented employees to students across the country virtually.
Volunteering That Can Empower Students to Reach Their Goals and Ambitions.
Mentors can play a significant role in helping individuals identify and strive toward their aspirations. Many of us can look back to our days as a student or a point early on in our career and identify a mentor who helped us navigate down a successful path but for some, particularly those from low-income communities, identifying that mentor relationship can be a challenge.
New York, May 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Citi Foundation today announced it will provide a total of $2.1 million to support initiatives by Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) and iMentor to connect high-potential students from low-income households with early- to mid-career professionals to provide critical career counseling and mentoring. The focus on mentoring as a cornerstone of youth ca