This year was a special year for Mentor as we celebrated 25 years of helping young people find a path towards a promising future. As always, we were encouraged by our many generous supporters and fantastic youth. We could go on forever about every single one of them, but here's a summary!
On 3 December, a team of colleagues from Mentor filled the office of one of their Youth Academy pilot project partners, TUI Nordic in Stockholm, Sweden. TUI employees were invited to listen to both an xTalk and Masterclass.
2 October 2019 | Beirut, Lebanon: Her Majesty the Queen Silvia of Sweden is set to visit Lebanon for the very first time later on this month, Mentor Arabia Foundation has announced.
24 September 2019. During the Mentor Germany Youth Summit, which took place in the presence of H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden, Mentor International and TUI Care Foundation launched a global partnership. The two organizations will team up to run a mentoring program to empower young people from vulnerable communities in Jordan, Germany and Sweden. The program will be set up by Mentor’s national operations and rolled out under the TUI Junior Academy umbrella.
On Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 September, The Queen visited Konstanz, Mainau and Lindau in southern Germany. Her trip included commemorations to mark Mentor's 25th anniversary.
Mentor is announcing the appointment of their newest Ambassador for Mentor International and Mentor Foundation USA, Romero Britto.
The health and well-being of young people is Mentor's core focus. In everything we do, we strive for a world where young people can grow through positive reinforcement – both personally and into their working life. Mentor believes that companies have an important role to play in helping society's young people transition into the workplace. On July 2, Mentor will be hosting a panel of experts at Almedalen to discuss how best to give young people belief and confidence in their future.
Sara Revell Ford will become the new Secretary General of Mentor International and Mentor Sweden as of August 9, 2019. Sara Revell Ford is currently employed as National Director of the Swedish Red Cross.