Being a Friend and Mentor to Youth, Damien’s Personal Commitment to the Community

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Being a Friend and Mentor to Youth, Damien’s Personal Commitment to the Community

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg: Philanthropy & Engagement

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By day, Damien Savage is a Congressional Sales Lead at Bloomberg Government (BGOV) in Washington, D.C.—managing the sales strategy for BGOV clients and prospects. By night, he’s a Bloomberg Startup mentor with Capital Partners for Education (CPE), a college prep program serving low-income youth in the Washington area.

“I am, myself, the product of mentoring,” said Damien. “Growing up, my home life could be difficult — there were lots of times where it was lonely and there was a temptation to start running with the wrong crowd. My mentors shaped me into who I am today.”

Damien’s experience of being mentored inspired him to become one. In 2015, he began working with CPE to mentor Chaz, a high school sophomore at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Bloomberg | Diversity & Inclusion | Education | Mentoring | Social Impact & Volunteering | Volunteering | bgov | startup

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg: Philanthropy & Engagement

CONTENT: Blog