Thrive Y’all | Charbel Aoun | Making Mentors | Ep 52


With a variety of career paths available after high school, students often struggle when making a firm decision in the next chapter of their lives. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT hears how Georgia First Generation Foundation President and Co-Founder, Charbel Aoun, matches students with mentors to provide them with the resources to succeed.

In this episode, you’ll hear more about:

  • How Georgia First Generation Foundation got its start
  • Mentoring as a vital resource for first-generation students
  • The challenge of connect high school students with mentors
  • Georgia First Generation Foundation’s three foundational pillars
  • How the organization plans to double its number of mentors
  • The importance of highly dedicated team members in education
  • Growth opportunities that come with serving as a mentor

Resources Mentioned

Georgia First Generation Foundation

National First-Generation Celebration Day

University of North Georgia (UNG)

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

2021 Leadership Summit

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