The National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) is pleased to announce Madelynn Wellons as the inaugural Dinah Cohen DREAM Fellow. Madelynn is a junior at Johns Hopkins University, double-majoring in Sociology and Psychology. Active in campus life, Madelynn is President of Adoremus (an a cappella group), Vice President of Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Junior Class […]
Now accepting applications for the Dinah Cohen DREAM Fellowship.
[Image caption] Mentoring Circle members Tari Hartman Squire, Alec Frazier, and Jd Michaels with BBDO colleague Storm Smith.
The National Disability Mentoring Coalition has announced the 2018 Call for Nominations for the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was created to honor individuals who are making a significant difference in the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through mentoring and to raise awareness about the importance […]
The National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC), in partnership with the student-led organization, Disability Rights, Education, Activism and Mentoring (DREAM) at the National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD), is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dinah F. B. Cohen Fellowship Program to provide college students and recent graduates with disabilities with professional skills […]
On Thursday, April 26,2018, Derek Shields, Co-Chair of the National Disability Mentoring Coalition stopped by Disability Rights Washington’s office in Seattle to recognize the staff of the Rooted in Rights Storytellers Series. After an informal discussion about mentors and role models in each person’s life and career, a brief recognition ceremony was held. A citation […]
The following blog post was written by Bjarne P. Tellmann from the Association of Corporate Counsel. Our legal department recently launched an innovative mentoring program for college students and recent graduates with disabilities, some of who were interested in pursuing a legal career. The success of this initiative, launched in partnership with the National Federation […]
In August, I was privileged to be inducted into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame by the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC). I was honored over the fact that mine was the first induction ceremony to be organized for an individual. Held at the U.S. Department of Education and including attendance by […]
This is a guest post written by Alec Frazier and Autistic Reality. Today I would like to talk to you about mentors! Throughout my many business endeavors, I have gained a few mentors. The title of mentor is not something that I give away lightly. Out of my hundreds of professional contacts, I would say […]
This blog post was written collaboratively by Eli Wolff (Partners for Youth with Disabilities) and Mary Hums (University of Louisville). Eli and Mary have both worked in the area of mentoring for social change and have been part of the organizing team for International Mentoring Day. This post was originally published at MENTOR. “In the end, […]