Teenagers becoming Global Citizens with Cross-Cultural Opportunity

Deborah Thomson and Javier Francario A Zoom call in August 2021 started off as a simple introduction between two mentors from The Mentor Project, but it ended with a call to action and a plan to change the lives of dozens of mentees.  Little did they know that there would be a multi-year program that […]

International Hackathon: My introduction to STEM

By Sam Benoit My first time engaging in the STEM world was my first Hackathon. I knew what they were, but I never understood what it was like to participate in one. I discovered The Mentor Project’s hackathon in February 2022. I found out it was going to be in October of that year. As […]

Mentoring: A Two-Way Street

by Elyse Kane I hosted the Meet Your Mentor podcast for a significant amount of time before I began to notice patterns in the mentors’ responses to my questions. Though I noticed a few specific patterns, the one that stood out to me the most was the idea that mentorship is a two-way street.  This […]

Meet Your Mentor: Mark Beal

by Elyse Kane   Today I want to talk about one of my favorite mentor interviews: Meet Your Mentor: Mark Beal.  Mark Beal is a professor, author, marketer, and Gen Z researcher.  Going into this podcast, I remember being super curious about what ‘Gen Z researcher’ meant.  Since Mark also works with marketing and technology, […]

The Perks of Podcasting

by Elyse Kane   Past posts about my experience hosting the Meet Your Mentor podcast cover topics such as ‘challenges that arise as a podcast host’ and ‘good skills to have as a podcast host,’ but today I want to talk about something a little bit different: why podcasting?  In this day and age, there […]

A Beneficial Skill For Podcasting

by Elyse Kane   Active listening is, in my opinion, one of the most important skills a podcast host can have.  It is vital that the conversation flows and the interviewee, in this case, the mentor, explains any unknown terms or confusing concepts so the audience can have the best experience – and maximum understanding […]

Meet Your Mentor: Overcoming Podcasting Challenges

Hello! My name is Elyse Kane, and if you’ve paid attention to The Mentor Project within the last few months, you might recognize my name.  I’ve been an intern here since early 2021, and I first heard about TMP through my dad, Neil Kane, who is a mentor here.  I ran my own podcast, Meet […]

TMP CEO selected for the Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2022

The Mentor Project is proud to announce the selection of CEO Deborah Heiser to the Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2020: “Announced every January, the Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 thinkers to watch in the coming year is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the Thinkers50 calendar. It is an eclectic mix of people […]

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