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Professionals & Volunteering: Why it’s a Win-Win

Spending time helping others through volunteering can have just as many, if not more benefits than your 9-5 gig.  Here’s how: Tangible End Product Many of us work at jobs where we provide services instead of producing a physical product.  Volunteering to clean a park, paint a mural, or staff

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Benefits of Being a Mentor

Many businesswomen have benefited from a relationship with a trusted mentor.  Once you’re ready to be a mentor yourself, don’t hesitate to reach out to others.  Being a mentor can help your career in unexpected ways. Career Growth Anne Fisher, senior writer for Fortune, wrote about the benefits of mentoring

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Help NYC Foster Kids – Save CASA NYC

My heart was broken when I read that New York State had cut the funding for the Child Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program in NYC (NY Times) I actually broke into tears. As a former NYC foster kid, I know how important these services are. Speaking from my own experience,