Menttium Announces Four Menttium 100 Scholarship Winners for 2008

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Menttium announces four scholarship winners for this year’s Menttium 100 Program. Each scholarship winner will be matched with a mentor from another organization for a year-long formal mentoring relationship.

Menttium announces four scholarship winners for this year’s Menttium 100 Program. Each scholarship winner will be matched with a mentor from another organization for a year-long formal mentoring relationship. In addition to mentoring, each mentee will receive access to ten business education sessions and the opportunity to connect with the hundreds of other Menttium 100 mentees.

Kristin Kaszeta is the Director Communications & Special Projects for Think Detroit PAL in Detroit, Michigan. In partnership with the Detroit Police Department and community volunteers, Think Detroit PAL builds character in young people through athletic, academic, and leadership development programs. Ms. Kaszeta will be recognized at the Menttium 100 Program Launch on December 9, 2008.

Kris Ziegler is the Development Officer for the Opportunity Neighborhood Development Corporation (ONDC) located in New Brighton, Minnesota. ONDC uses a service -enriched model to promote permanent housing for low-income families by incorporating a social service system within the operation of the housing complex. Ms. Ziegler will be recognized at the Menttium 100 Program launch in Minneapolis on October 10, 2008.

Courtney Reid is the Senior Director of Programs for the Center of Halsted in Chicago, Illinois. Center on Halsted has served Chicago’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community since 1973. The Center recently opened a new community center and offers program for youth, seniors, adults, families, persons with HIV, and survivors of violence. Ms. Reid will be recognized at the Menttium 100 Program launch in Chicago on December 3, 2008.

Liz Hinchman is Special Events Manager for Junior Achievement of Chicago. Junior Achievement of Chicago is a non-profit organization providing hands-on educational experience about the free enterprise system with particular emphasis directed towards youth living in the inner cities. JA Chicago pairs volunteers from the Chicagoland business community with classrooms spanning kindergarten through high school. Ms. Hinchman will be recognized at the Menttium 100 Program launch in Chicago on December 3, 2008.

Menttium is thrilled to welcome these talented women into the Menttium 100 Program.

About Menttium 100
Launched in 1991, the Menttium 100 Program offers the benefits of cross-company mentoring to high-performing female talent. This ground-breaking program combines formal one-to-one mentoring, business education and peer networking to create a powerful year-long learning experience. The Menttium 100 Program gives organizations a compelling and cost-effective way to recognize and invest in their emerging talent and to diversify the senior ranks amongst Fortune-ranked companies.

About Menttium
The global leader in today's corporate mentoring models, Menttium Corporation offers comprehensive internal, virtual and cross-company mentoring solutions that support the development and advancement of key talent in the workplace. Since 1991, over 50,000 people have participated in Menttium's mentoring programs. Our strategic approach delivers powerful mentoring experiences that are linked to business objectives to positively impact the performance of individuals and the long-term viability of the organization.

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