Mentor: Kama Garrison, Senior Advisor at an international aid agency
Another feature of this blog is bringing you advice and perspectives from people who mentor, by answering 3 questions:
What are mentees looking for?
How to do what I am doing in my job and my career.
What 1 piece of advice do you give every mentee you work with?
Get a specific skill set while you are in graduate school, especially taking courses on and getting experience in working with data.
Why are you interested in mentoring?
I enjoy watching mentees grow professionally. Though I don't seek out mentoring opportunities, I make the most of those that arrive.