For the past several years, the annual TV program American Graduate Day broadcast nationally on the PBS network has conducted lengthy, live interviews with ACE mentors, students, alumni, and national board members.
(r to l) Mike Kaiman, Sarai Martinez, Mary Stewart, and American Graduate Day host Hakeen Oluseyi, backstage.
Mentoring and workforce development were the themes of the 2017 program. ACE was featured in two, 7-minute segments.
In the first segment focused on the experiences of a 2012 alumna from the San Antonio affiliate, Sarai Martinez, and her two mentors, Mary Stewart and Mike Kaiman. Click here to view the video.
Peter Davoren, Vice Chair of ACE Board of Directors and President and CEO of Turner Construction, participated on a panel with two other senior corporate executives, discussing how mentoring impacts workforce development. Click here to view the video.
Darpan Patel, a mentor with the Eastern Pennsylvania affiliate and ACE alumnus, and his student Jesus Davaloz discuss ACE’s impact. Watch their interview here.
Eastern Pennsylvania affiliate alumnus and current mentor Kevin Brown and Chicago affiliate student Rafael Scott explain their experiences in ACE and the mentor-student relationship. Watch their interview here.