How reverse-mentoring can help bring on “tsunamis of change” to the social impact world

Practices like reverse mentorship can serve as a powerful tool to boost young people into leadership roles and disrupt traditional power dynamics.

Why It Matters

As young impact leaders enter the social impact world, they need spaces to teach generations before them on what works for youth in the workplace in order to shape the sector for the next generation.

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