January 14, 2021

1:00 pm EST


IMA Past, Present, and Future:  Current Challenges for Mentors

Presented by Dr. David P. James, Dr. Vernon Allwood and Dr. Marcia E. Canton

As founding members of the IMA in 1988, mentoring is now a worldwide movement. Today, 2020, the IMA with its expertise in mentoring should be well poised to move into its mentoring role as a participant in addressing 21st century challenges.

Dr. David P. James

Dr. David P. James, President Emeritus of the IMA, having served as president from 1989-2000. Dr. James has received numerous awards in mentoring and among his most cherished, The Legacy Award from the IMA in 2012.

Dr. Vernon Allwood

Dr. Vernon Allwood, Emeritus of IMA, has extensive experience in the development of mentoring programs and is a founding and board member of the International Mentoring Association. He developed the Morehouse Mentoring Program which acquired national recognition by receiving the Thousand Points of Light Award from President Clinton.

Dr. Marsha E. Canton

Dr. Marcia E. Canton, Emeritus of IMA is currently a Professor of Nursing at San Francisco State University. She is a Professor Emeritus from San Jose State University where she also served as an Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Articulation. She also developed an award-winning university wide Mentor Program targeted for African American, Latino, Asian American and other underrepresented students.