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Our goal is a job for every mentored graduate.

About GMI

Global Mentorship Initiative is a non-profit organization that provides guidance and business skills to less privileged college students through online mentorship. GMI was created from the Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Africa Initiative to help prepare students for their first career job using a training model that makes it easy for business professionals to be great mentors.

GMI Leadership Team

Jon Browning- Board Chair

Jon Browning

Board Chair

Jon is a former Microsoft director who leads operations at GMI as CEO. Jon co-created the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and BSR to encourage the hiring of youth in underserved communities and promote job creation.

Jocelyn Azada – Board Secretary

Jocelyn Azada

Board Secretary

Jocelyn is the Supplier Diversity and Supply Chain Sustainability Director at Nielsen. She was a member of the advisory group that created the ISO Standard for Sustainable Procurement, ISO 20400, and is a founding member of the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition, which focuses on creating economically inclusive supply chains. Her CSR journey began at Wespath, a socially responsible fund with $14 billion of assets under management and in this capacity she has worked with many Fortune 100 companies on environmental, social, and governance issues. Jocelyn is part of a large family of Filipino immigrants and an active member of the Filipino American community. She has authored many publications and case studies on Corporate Social Responsibility.

Jan Clausen -- Board Member

Jan Clausen

Board Member

Jan is a technologist at Puget Sound Energy who created the non-profit organization Digital Humanity to help companies provide a safe online customer experience. As a former Microsoft leader for online safety, she led efforts to create safety standards to address the child exploitation on the internet.

Chad Fuller

Chad Fuller

Director, Global Programs

Chad is a former HP Senior Manager who leads the day-to-day operations of mentorship administration, mentor/student recruitment, GMI marketing and partner relationships. As a former HP leader for customer advocacy, he has led efforts to build long-term partnerships for Global Impact Sourcing.

GMI Board of Advisors

Taddy Blecher

CEO, Maharishi Institute
Co-Founder, Branson School of Entrepreneurship

Michelle Levister Bozeman

Sr. Practice Manager, Amazon
GMI Mentor

Kurt Friedmann

Co-Founder, Mentored Pathways

Debi Hamill

Publisher, Pulse Magazine

Tom McGuire

GMI Advisory Board Chair
VP Digital & Analytics, Genpact
GMI Mentor

Billy Moore

Dean, College of Business, Delta State University

YaTonya Cody Oliver

Program Manager, Delta Airlines
GMI Mentor

Subhojit Roye

VP, Head of Alliances
Tech Mahindra
GMI Mentor

Wendy Shlensky

VP, Global Head PR & Analyst Relations

Scott Sommers

Sr. Director

Rene Yoakum

VP, Human Resources
Chief Customer Officer



The mission of the Global Mentorship Initiative is to create opportunities for college students around the world in areas of high unemployment to realize their full potential as they prepare for a lifelong career.

We do this by providing them with international mentors who are experienced professionals that can provide guidance, friendship, and support as they prepare to enter the professional world.

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