Mentoring Matters Monday
This kick-off event features David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR National, the unifying national champion for expanding quality mentoring relationships for young people. For more than 30 years, MENTOR has helped build and serve the mentoring field by providing a public voice; developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide; and promoting quality for mentoring through evidence-based standards, innovative research and essential tools.
David Shapiro is CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, the national organization unifying and elevating the youth mentoring field through expertise, advocacy, and recruitment. For more than 15 years, he has dedicated his career to driving equity through the power of relationships and is a servant leader for the mentoring movement.
Under Shapiro’s leadership, MENTOR has partnered with leading global brands including the NBA family, Nike, Starbucks, LinkedIn and others to expand the mentoring movement through recruitment; grew its national footprint to include 26 local Affiliates in communities nationwide; and has worked extensively with the Obama Foundation to center mentoring through My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. Additionally, the U.S Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention selected MENTOR to establish and lead the National Mentoring Resource Center.
He is a husband, father, and mentor.