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Mentors & Role Models: Diverse Pathways to Success
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Women In Kind
Date: January 31, 2019 to January 31, 2019
Where: Women In Kind, 3899 Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado, United States
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Successful leaders often credit a mentor for providing wisdom throughout their journeys. That dedicated support can be invaluable for any individual working to navigate new career and life choices. In honor of National Mentoring Month, The Colorado Women's Hall of Fame, Center for Colorado Women's History and Women of Denver will be joining forces to delve into the power of mentorship with a multi-generational panel of diverse community leaders. Key Takeaways: Understand the meaning and purpose of mentoring and how being a mentor differs from being a role model. Discover the economic and inspirational power of mentorship. Learn how to build and maintain effective mentor relationships. This Event is Ideal for: Experienced leaders with the desire to "give back," by becoming a mentor. Young professionals who want to create mentor relationships with leaders they admire. Experienced "mentees," who love to share their experiences with building and maintaining great relationships that lead to valuable results. *Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided. *Doors open for networking at 6:00 p.m.; program begins at 6:30 p.m.  FEATURED PANELISTS ● Juana Bordas has built a successful career teaching leadership skills, and spending her life work with and developing organizations to help women and people of color empower themselves and their communities. Bordas was inducted into CWHF in 1997. ● Gerie Grimes, CEO and president of the Hope Center and community advocate for quality education for children in their early years regardless of level of capability, race, or how society has labeled them. Grimes was inducted into CWHF in 2018. ● Ding-Wen Hsu is a business executive and community leader with a tireless commitment to presenting Asian culture and highlighting the deep traditions of Colorado's Asian population. She was inducted in 2010. ● Gail Schoettler was the first woman to be both Colorado's Lt. Governor (elected in 1994) and State Treasurer (from 1987 to 1994). She