The advocate gets to be the super hero, rule breaker, squeaky wheel.
Who needs one?
-There is the kid who knows how to solve every math problem but hates to show how she did it.
-The law student who is too busy fighting for the lives of inner city homeless kids to attend classes.
-The brilliant scientist who can’t navigate himself out of university red tape.
-The patient who has no one to fight the administration that wants to make him a statistic.
-The parolee who needs help integrating.
-The retired ballerina in assisted care who is only left with obligatory care-givers.
-The new employee.
Eric Weinstein, managing director of Thiel Capital calls them the mavericks in the machine, the rebel end of corporate or universities. These individuals help those who they see can’t navigate the system without them. (More on that here)
Who will you fight for?