Gerry Hurley Memorial Leadership Program. Many organizations embrace mentoring as a strategy for fostering leadership development and succession for high-potential employees, but there is still much to be learned about the process. For librarians who manage to find mentors, the question remains whether it actually pays off in terms of promotions and career satisfaction. And for mentors and mentees alike, it is often unclear how to structure roles and responsibilities to ensure success. During this lively panel discussion, library leaders debate the tangible and intangible benefits that they have derived from their own experiences on either side of the mentoring relationship.