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Ode to My Mentors – Vice Chancellor for UCSB Student Affairs – Dr. Michael Young

In my life, there have been many people who have helped me along the way. These are people who inspired me, provided me opportunities and guidance to be where I am now as a person and as a professional. These are what I call my mentors. They are the ones who always made me feel better about myself. They’re like leadership books, self-help books come alive. Interestingly enough, not all of them even know who I am, but what this person said made so much impact on me for what they said/actions I observed I now consider them my mentor.  I find inspirations everywhere, from everyone, so the list of people I will write about is just by no means a complete list, but nevertheless, these are people who have made significant impacts on my life.  These are the people that when faced with certain situations I am not sure on how to handle, I ask the question – “What would he/she do in this situation?”

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