Mentorship is great, but sponsorship is even better. wrote a great post about the difference between the two concepts. Check it out:
What does sponsorship of marginalized people look like? What I've seen work
“... But at its core, this instinct to mentor plays into the idea that those who are marginalized aren’t already skilled enough, smart enough, or ready for more responsibility or leadership.” H/T
I’ve written about the importance of blog post, which is talked about a lot less often than mentorship, in my blog: . And Lara has a great post on how to be a sponsor even when you’re not a manager
A new-to-me and important distinction between "mentorship" and "sponsorship"
YES and also riffing off that