Feb. 26 - Drive Human Connection: Resiliency - Flash Mentoring to Drive Employee Engagement


12:30 - 2:00 p.m. PT 
Virtual HR Round Table

Ready to have some fun and make meaningful connections? This session focuses on developing a critical skill: resiliency. Like a boxer, sometimes we get knocked down, but we can always get back up. Participants explore the phases of resistance, response and resiliency.

Twomentor is a high-impact management and consulting firm focused on building a happier, more engaged and more inclusive workforce. Our MentorCafe virtual flash mentoring sessions offer companies the opportunity to engage, develop and support their teams. During each session, participants will build meaningful connections with five to six other professionals in structured one-on-one mentoring conversations.


  • Learn how impactful flash mentoring can be to drive employee engagement and retention, as well as increase diversity and a sense of belonging, at your company.
  • Find ways to alleviate Zoom fatigue. Twomentor's flash mentoring model increases Zoom engagement rates from 50% (typical Zoom call) to 95%.
  • Connect and be connected with other HR executives to better understand your own capabilities as a mentor and/or mentee.

PDCs: 1.25
Member: $15
Non-member: $30



Mentoring and sponsorship are foundational to driving diversity, inclusion and engagement at a company. People need human connection more than ever. “The people who mentor at your company are the people who drive retention and a sense of belonging at your company," says Julie Kantor, a serial entrepreneur and workforce development veteran with a deep passion for standing up sustainable mentoring initiatives for corporations, associations and universities. Whether in a boardroom with executives or working with collaborative teams, Julie instills excitement, inspires commitment and demonstrates an unwavering drive to succeed. She and her growing team have provided dynamic mentoring-in-a-box managed mentoring services to world-class companies in many sectors and organizations like Verizon Wireless, Anthem Insurance, NYU Office of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Costco, Marriott International, SHRM, MITRE, ASAE and more. Julie can be reached at Julie@twomentor.com.

As a sought-after keynote speaker, trainer and connector, Julie has a robust national network that includes top business, academic, nonprofit and government leaders. She served as executive director of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) for 20 years, led the formation of Million Women Mentors, co-chaired Leadership Greater Washington's Signature Program, and sits on the national board of directors of both Active Minds and Inclusion Allies Coalition. She also co-chairs the Women's Business Collaborative Leadership Council.

Julie was honored by the Obama White House for her 20-year career in entrepreneurship education and recognized by SmartCEO ("15 Leaders We Admire"). She has been featured by CNN, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forbes.com and AT&T Women Who Inspire.

Julie is also the author of I Said Yes: Youth Entrepreneurship in America’s Schools  and The Mentor Roadtrip™ Action Guide. Her next book, on the business case for mentoring, will be published in 2021. She lives in Boca Raton, Fla., with her husband Marc, daughter, and 10-pound Havanese Naomi. She loves strong coffee, karaoke, global travel, and spending time with good friends and extended family.

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