Pioneer Press columnist, inspirational speaker and author Caryn Sullivan recently wrote about her conversation with Jeremiah Program CEO Gloria Perez. Here is an excerpt:
For Perez it’s gratifying to watch women rise above their insecurities, recognize they have a choice, and shape a different kind of future for themselves and their children.
As she will at a Team Women luncheon on Wednesday, Perez shares her philosophy about mentoring with Jeremiah mothers. Its value, she says, lies in the accountability an objective partner can offer. A mentor can help the mentee to walk through fear, engage in reflection, and accelerate goals.
Perez prides herself on establishing a bridge between donors and beneficiaries by offering insight and perspective. She helps the women to shift their belief system, explaining that their lot in life isn’t attributed to worth or luck and that, with support and effort, it can change.
Read the entire interview here at the Pioneer Press