The Value of a Sponsor

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Ripa Rashid, Cowen’s Head of Inclusion & Diversity, spoke with INSEAD Women in Business Global Club about the value of a sponsor in the workplace, especially for women professionals looking to getting ahead in their career. She defines a sponsor as a workplace leader that advocates for a protégé when they are not in the room and identifies the difference between mentorship and sponsorship.

“Mentors talk with you. Sponsors talk about you.”

Ripa Rashid, Inspire, inform & connect: stories for you by insead women in business


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