In Chapter 5 of 17 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, community leader Bijoy Goswami answers "What Role Have Advocate and Sponsor Relationships Played in Your Development?" Goswami reflects on what he learned form his mentor, Martin, who passed away over the past year. He finds mentorship, advocacy and sponsorship are all about finding alignment with another to facilitate mutual stewardship. This alignment creates a common ground to help the relationship flourish and generate results through mentorship, advocacy, and sponsor actions.
Bijoy Goswami is a writer, teacher, and community leader based in Austin, Texas. He develops learning models to help individuals, organizations and communities live more meaningfully. Previously, he co-founded Aviri Software after working at Trilogy Software. Goswami graduated from Stanford University.