Measuring Up: 4 Ways to Measure DEI Success

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) might seem like a “soft science” where feelings and emotions reign supreme. DEI is, after all, a people-centered discipline. Nobody wants to be reduced to a number, but sometimes, focusing on the data and metrics can spur innovative strategies that foster a welcoming, inclusive environment. Companies and organizations spend about...

Making Time For Mentoring: 3 Things to Know

We’ve all got a million things to do. Juggling all of our work responsibilities, from preparing for meetings, responding to emails, and carrying out our daily projects, can seem daunting. Throw in the stressors and challenges of our personal lives, and we naturally have to push aside some tasks into the “I’ll get there when...

Mentoring 101: How to Engage as a Mentor Through Productive Listening

Community-driven mentorship may be a new concept for some, but we are here to break down the basics. In short, we believe in the practice and power of mentorship to help both underrepresented talent and professionals advance in their careers.  In its most basic of forms, community-driven mentorship is a conversation with someone “in the...

How Storytelling Can Foster Mentorship Connections

Strong connections are the foundation of a successful mentoring relationship.  Mutual respect is needed to move mentoring conversations from debate to dialogue. It takes trust, and personal identification to build a strong connection with another individual.  Building trust isn’t easy, but a good place to start is through storytelling. Mentors who share authentic, impactful stories...

The Role You Play: 4 Roles of Being a Mentor

Maya Angelou once said, “All great achievements require time.”  Simply put, Maya. This concept can also carry into mentorship: both in the practice of mentorship and the commitment it takes to effectively mentor an individual.  But where do you start? Mentorship can come in many shapes and sizes — and contrary to popular belief —...

GM Financial Teams Up with Mentor Spaces to Engage and Attract Underrepresented Professionals Through Mentorship

Transforming the Next Generation of Black & Latinx Leaders With a Leader in Auto Finance FORT WORTH, TEXAS, AUGUST 10, 2021 — GM Financial, wholly owned captive finance subsidiary of General Motors, is announcing a collaboration with Mentor Spaces, the leading community-driven mentorship platform for underrepresented talent, to help further scale their Diversity, Equity and...