Q&A with Yasmeen Metellus, IGNITE’s New York Fellow

Q&A with Yasmeen Metellus, IGNITE’s New York Fellow

Big news for the East Coast! IGNITE is excited to share that Yasmeen Metellus is returning to IGNITE's fellowship for a second year. From Miami to the big apple, Yasmeen will be serving as the New York City Fellow. Unlike most returning fellows who serve in the same city in year two, she is switching it up. IGNITE caught up with Yasmeen to talk about leadership, political power, and the year ahead.

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How to find a mentor who can foster your political ambition

How to find a mentor who can foster your political ambition

If you're a young professional in the government sector or someone hoping for a future in elected office, having a mentor can be a game-changer. Working with a mentor provides many benefits, like advice, access to new networks, and someone to encourage you and foster your ambition. Here's a road map to help you find a mentor whose experience and skills will help you reach your goals. 

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From IGNITE Fellow to Political Consultant: Kaya's Story

From IGNITE Fellow to Political Consultant: Kaya's Story

“As Fellow, I had this whole community of civically-engaged people I could rely on and all these resources I could use. I lead for my little sister. As the generation after me, it’s on me to set her and all young girls up for success.”

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