Tag Archives: Mentorship


Trillium Foundation’s CEO, Andrea Cohen Barrack inspires Fellows on diversity issues, leadership, tenacity

October 27, 2016

“Interrupt the status quo!” Those are the words of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack, that she shared at the Summer Social for the Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Cohen Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her … Continue reading

HINDSIGHT IS 20/20: 2015 – 2016 Fellowship Lessons Learned

August 12, 2016

Mentoring & Networking Take the Lead It can be a bit nerve-wracking to take an active role in communicating with your mentor, but it is important to know that the onus is on the Fellow to reach out. This relationship will be what you make it! Mentors are not only great resources, they are here … Continue reading

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Exploring the Relationship Between Mentors and Mentees

April 22, 2016

After a little bit of back and forth on topic ideas for our blog post collaboration, we quickly settled on tackling a familiar subject, networking and professional development for young professional fundraisers in the nonprofit sector, looking specifically at mentorships for diverse fundraisers. Likely it’s a topic you’ve been inundated with from the literally thousands … Continue reading

Tips for Fellows to get the most out of the Mentorship Relationship

October 1, 2015

Mentorship can have many definitions and interpretations. A commonly accepted definition of mentorship is the personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentoring process seeks to develop an individual as a whole, through a learning relationship that integrates and … Continue reading