2018 National Mentoring Summit 

I’m ready! In 2015, I attended the National Mentoring Summit, soaking in all things mentoring. Tomorrow, I will present a workshop on Best Practices in Youth Mentoring. Nervous, but ready to empower my peers with the tools to help them implement “The Elements of Effective Practice” into their #mentoring programs. #opportunityofalifetime #bestweekever Confessions of a … More 2018 National Mentoring Summit 

Back in the air again 

Friendships are so important to maintain. In 2008 I met my friend Konstantina, a bright, intelligent woman from Greece with the most infectious laugh. We both attended graduate school together  at Emerson college and became fast friends. We served on the Graduate Student as President and Vice President working to plan networking events so graduate … More Back in the air again 

Day Ten: Climbing to the top, Soviet Era Crash Course and the Ballet 

I’m just about packed and I don’t think I could bring any more of Russia back home with me if I tried. My heart is full of love from all of the amazing, thoughtful and inspiring women I have spent time with during my time in Moscow and St Petersburg. My eyes are not full … More Day Ten: Climbing to the top, Soviet Era Crash Course and the Ballet 

Day 8: Big Brother Big Sisters St. Petersburg, Russia

First full day in St Petersburg, Russia. We left at 11:00 a.m. and just getting back at 9:00 p.m. Meetings with St. Petersburg Big Brothers Big Sisters were rejuvenating and a ton of fun. Once again I met well educated women making a difference for young men and women in orphanages. Anush the Executive Director … More Day 8: Big Brother Big Sisters St. Petersburg, Russia