Mentor Spotlight: Joel Corpening

Major: I am currently studying finance at Temple University Year: Senior Hometown: Newtown, PA What is your favorite quote? "Formal education will help you make a living, self-education will help you make a fortune" How long have you been an active member of DonCARES? Since September 2017 (Officially) What advice do you have for new mentors? Put in the best effort you can with your mentee, it is not easy work. There will be ups and downs with your mentor, but persistence is key. What do you like most about DonCARES? I like interacting with all of the young minds at the U School. Not just my mentor but with those around him. What is your proudest moment at DonCARES? Offering advice and conver

Hidden Figures

On Friday, May 4th, DonCARES of Philadelphia and the ladies of Womin (in) Honour held a panel discussion for female students at the U School in North Philadelphia. The name of the panel discussion was Hidden Figures. The purpose of the panel discussion was for millennial women of color in the North Philadelphia community to share their stories of perseverance and achievement in male-dominated spaces. DonCARES of Philadelphia Founder Donovan Forrest was hoping the conversation would equip U School students with the tools neccessary to navigate potential spaces that are chockful of micro and macro-aggressions towards women of color. Among the Hidden Figures Panelists were Brianna Morales,

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