Stephanie Smith, VP and chief human resources office at DePaul, has conducted research that examines how sponsorship is distinct from mentorship and can help people traditionally locked out of C-suite careers to advance to the most senior levels in business.
"Professional Development: Getting to the C-Suite: How Sponsorship Can Propel Your Career in Ways that Mentorship Can't,"
Business Exchange: Vol. 1:
12, Article 5.
Available at: https://via.library.depaul.edu/bx/vol1/iss12/5