The Globe and Mail | Age no barrier to finding right mentor fit

"There is a common perception that mentorship involves someone young getting help from someone more experienced. The reality, however, is that mentors come in different sizes, shapes and ages.

A case in point is 25-year-old Devon Brooks, who got into mentoring and peer coaching several years ago.

'I think the assumption for most people is [that] whether it’s personal or professional mentorship, your mentor needs to be 100 years older than you,” she said in a recent interview. “Everyone thinks it is someone young getting help from someone old.'"