The Mentor Project documents the role of mentoring and its powerful impact not only on the mentees but the mentor. During my research what I discovered was astonishing. After nearly 45 in-depth interviews all the participants unanimously said being a mentor changed their life. It is now my mission to let others know the value and benefits mentors receive from giving back."

deborah heiser

A Harvard Business Review (2016) article states: "older people who mentor and support younger people in work and in life are three times as likely to be happy as those who fail to engage in this way".

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November 10, 2017

What did Garry Marshall and Mary Tyler Moore have in common? Susan Silver. Garry Marshall mentored Susan Silver when she was making her break in comedy writing. He opened the door for her and helped her land the Mary Tyler Moore show, the start of a successful career...

November 10, 2017

Dr. Deborah Heiser and Patty Alper talk about the positive outcomes mentoring has for mentors and mentees.

November 10, 2017

As founder of The Mentor Project, I’ve spoken with nearly 100 mentors, from informal mentors such as grandparents, artists, athletes, and step-parents to formal mentors like judges, physicians, military leaders, and techies. With the diversity of mentoring opportunitie...

November 10, 2017

"If any one of us did this one time in our life our lives would be filled with meaning.  And if we have the ability to do it more than once, we are remarkably gifted." 

November 10, 2017

On his mentor: "I just admired him so much." On being a mentor: "I feel I've been a mentor to him, but at the same time I feel I've learned a lot from him too."

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