Mentoring through the Unknown

Blank canvases, sudden setbacks, ambiguous futures, fresh starts. Whether exciting, challenging, unsettling or invigorating, life's turning points are full of uncertainty. When questions of purpose and process shadow the path forward, the guidance and support of mentors bring light and clarity. In this way, expertise becomes a torch to be passed and shared, illuminating new experiences and opportunities and empowering new generations to reach new heights. Here, seven HWS graduates reflect on the role of mentorship, formal and informal, in facing the unknown — and achieving success.