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The Quiet Mentor

The late Nashville Scene editor Jim Ridley made everyone around him better, and took little credit for himself.

Keshia Ashe speaks to students
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How to Mentor From Miles Away

Dispensing with the usual meetups over coffee, two biomedical engineers created a platform to more easily connect young people with professional guidance.

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How Pence's Dudely Dinners Hurt Women

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.