Sponsors: Career Game Changers

Season 3, Episode 1

Supporting top performers by encouraging them to take on stretch assignments and advocating on their behalf is at the heart of sponsorship. Those who have had the benefit of being sponsored often become sponsors, to ‘pay it forward’ and help develop others’ careers. In this episode, Discover’s Diane Offereins, Executive Vice President and President of Payment Services and Alisa Ellis, Global Head of Innovation and Emerging Products; Leading Women Executives Fellow, 2020, share their experiences and advice on how to derive the most impact from sponsorship relationships.


The Difference Between Mentorship and Sponsorship [4:59]
The Power of Sponsors [7:51]
It’s About Instilling Confidence [10:37]
How to Cultivate a Mutually Beneficial Relationship [14:18]
Finding Ways to Sponsor and Be Sponsored [17:36]

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