In this episode, Jami chats with Kari Sowers, who serves as In-House Counsel and Lead Trainer for The Mentoring Project. Listen in as they discuss the importance of mentoring, including common pitfalls and challenges in launching a mentoring program—and the incredible impact it can have in a child’s or teen’s life. You’ll have a fresh view of mentoring after you listen!
In this episode, you’ll discover…
- The story behind The Mentoring Project.
- Why it’s important to start a mentoring program small—one step at a time.
- The benefits a mentor provides to at-risk kids.
Every child deserves a mentor.
~ Kari Sowers
Meet our Guest!
Kari Sowers is an Intellectual Property attorney, host of the Manifest Collab podcast and oversees all content under the Manifest Collab + Create umbrella. Kari is also the Co-Founder of PLACE Conference and serves as In-House Counsel and Lead Trainer for The Mentoring Project. An avid gardener, Kari co-founded and led a community teaching garden in a food scarce portion of Portland, OR. Kari and her family reside in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Most importantly, she is wife to John, and mom to their twin daughters. The Sowers are expecting their third child in July 2016. Connect with Kari on social media using Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.
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Meet our Host!
Jami Kaeb is a dreamer and a coffee lover! She is married to Clint and the mother of seven–five through adoption. It was through a difficult season of waiting, that Clint and Jami’s eyes were opened to the foster care community. They became foster parents to three siblings who they eventually adopted, and in April of 2011, Jami founded The Forgotten Initiative. Follow Jami’s personal blog for real life perspective on parenting seven children!
We want to hear from you!
We’d love to know…how has a mentor made a difference in your life?
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