Mentoring and Motivating the Next Generation of Leaders

Mentoring and Motivating the Next Generation of Leaders



Whether counseling a student or motivating a high-potential employee, effective mentoring is an invaluable skill. As each new generation of leaders rises in the face of expectations to bring about change, mentors often seek to develop the best means to teach, support, and grow their talent. How has the traditional mentor-mentee relationship changed, and how are those dynamics evolving personally and professionally? How can mentorship increase access and opportunity across gender, racial, and socioeconomic divides? How important is mentorship on an individual, organizational, and systemic level?

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Richard Ditizio
President and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute



Beth Breger
Executive Director, Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America


Kevin O'Leary
Chairman, O'Shares ETFs; Television Personality, "Shark Tank"


Joel Peterson
Chairman of the Board, JetBlue


David Simas
CEO, Obama Foundation