Mentoring

Why a Mentor Matters Author in Residence  |  by Barbara Gitenstein Monday, June 10, 2024     Laddawan punna/Shutterstock The success of my career of almost 50 years can largely be attributed to my great fortune of having supportive mentors. “Experience is the...

Retrieving the Sparks

Earlier this week, during a call with a wide range of representatives from the post-secondary education community providing input on a publication for a higher education association, I was struck by a powerful lack of empathy evidenced by some of my colleagues. We...

My Daughter was Right

This is a follow up to the post “Waiting and Hoping.” Today I received an email alerting me to the fact that on Wednesday, October 11, before that day’s production of Nabucco, Peter Gelb came on stage to speak to the audience and “explained...

Waiting and Hoping

On October 7, 2023, my husband and I attended a performance of Nabucco at the Metropolitan Opera. Up until time to leave, we had been glued to the television watching reports of the devastating and shocking Hamas attacks on southern Israel and the beginning of the...