The NYU Alumni Executive Mentor Program

I'm really happy to have an adult figure besides my parents to help me through this transition into adulthood.” Saphya, Class of 2017

In a survey on alumni programming, over 35% of NYU Shanghai students surveyed ranked “mentoring from an alumnus/a” as their No. 1 top priority. Based on this feedback, the NYU Global Alumni Programs collaborated with the NYU Shanghai Career Development Center to create this mentorship program which launched in spring 2015. Students participated in an application process and the selected mentees were paired with an executive level alumnus/a working in Asia. Each year the program holds a reception to kick off the program, as well as a final appreciation dinner at the end of the semester. Students and mentors are encouraged to meet several times throughout the year. During these meetings, mentors gave students insight into real world perspectives, and provide advice and guidance for their future career goals.  

Photos of Previous Events

Alumni Mentor Program Co-chairs

  • Wayne Lee, Stern'03, NYU Alumni Association Board member
  • Robin Cheung, WSC'85

Thank you so much to our 2015-2016 Alumni Mentors. We are extremely grateful for their generosity and support to our student mentees!

  • Alfred Wong, Stern '94
  • Wayne Lee, Stern '03
  • Danny Bao, Stern '01
  • Eddie Chen, Poly '95
  • James Chang, Stern '01
  • Robin Cheung, WSC '85
  • Joshua Fu, Tisch '10
  • Crystal Gao, Stern '00
  • Wei Gu, GSAS '02
  • William Hsieh, Stern '00
  • Leon Huang, GSAS '11
  • Edward Hsu, Law '05
  • Peng Jin, Stern '98
  • Jesse St. John, Stern '13
  • Alan Li, Stern '06
  • Callum Li, Poly '12
  • Michael Mi, Stern '00
  • Anabela Mok, CAS '00
  • Julliet Pan, Tisch '05
  • Gloria Song, Stern '07
  • Stephanie Tang, Law '04
  • Walter Tong, Stern '03
  • Andy Xia, Stern '12
  • Mark Yang, Courant '99
  • Yun Zhou, Law '01
  • Jie Zhu, Law '06

Interested in participating?

Interested alumni, should submit a one page introduction of yourself, including your name, a photo, NYU graduation school and year, current job title and employer, area of expertise, and a short professional bio. Send the above introduction to

Interested students must be in their sophomore year, and should look out for an annual application announcement in the winter time.

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