Melanie Roussell: ‘We Can Always Do More’

The Root 100 honoree and DNC press secretary explains why successful people should mentor.

Jeffrey Colley
Jeffrey Colley

Melanie Roussell, press secretary for the Democratic National Comittee and member of the 2011 class of The Root 100, has “made it” in her career. But she told The Root that’s not enough.

Successful people, she said, have a responsibility not only to mentor but also to give back to the community, HBCUs and others. Listen to her thoughtful answer on the role that professionals have to play — as mentors and more. Watch Part 1 of The Root 100 Mentorship Series below.