An auxiliary midwife nurse provides medical care to women at a rural health centerPaula Bronstein/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

Starting Off Right: Mentorship Begins With Empathy

Everyone arrived early, packing into two small rooms on the second floor of Pokhariya Hospital in Birgunj, Nepal. The adolescents appeared somewhat nervous; the health care workers were unsure what to expect. This was the first day of the facility’s…