The possibilities and pitfalls of mentorship
The animated feature is a surprisingly thoughtful meditation on what professional achievement requires in the 21st century.
The politics professor and former TV-show host talks about creating a dynamic that combines empathy, vulnerability, and fun.
A conversation with two immunologists about the “little digressions” that shape their research and careers
Unconscious bias can influence who leaders choose as their protégés. Can its effects be mitigated?
A committee the university formed had one main recommendation: more mentorship.
Reshma Saujani is passing on the guidance she received while helping girls break into a male-dominated field.
Harper Poe, a South Carolina-based designer, on the dangers of using another person's story to sell a dress or a handbag
The career of one female national-security professional offers some insight.
Stacey Abrams has made a career for herself in politics, but that’s not where she looks for guidance.
The co-owners of a studio in Washington, D.C., reflect on how their dynamic has evolved over the years.
As the first openly trans man to compete for the U.S. national team, Chris Mosier is trying to provide support to up-and-coming LGBTQ athletes.
When J.D. Vance was in law school, his mentor, Amy Chua, gave him the confidence to take a different path.
When Aya Aljamili came to the U.S., her long-distance mentor played a crucial role in helping her navigate daily life.
And when they get them wrong, it can be worse than having not tried at all.
Two rabbis in Washington, D.C., say that, for them, the relationship is about finding someone who knows and challenges you.
“You don’t want someone that will tell you exactly what to do. That’s not the point of a mentor.”
Two women share a name, a hometown, and a devotion to the law.
They act as a “social vaccine” that protects female students against negative stereotypes and gives them a sense of belonging.
Lauren Williams, the features editor at Essence, on the importance of mentorship in an industry short on diversity
The vice president—and other powerful men—regularly avoid one-on-one meetings with women in the name of protecting their families. In the end, what suffers is women’s progress.
Knowing the right people certainly has benefits, but how long do they last?