It's time to raise the next generation of good men.


Esquire Wins Social Impact Award at 2015 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards

Twelve corporate innovations, from companies including Barclays, Univision, Toyota, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and UnitedHealthcare, were nominated in the Social Impact category. The judging panel recognized the Esquire Mentoring Initiative as the standout winner.



Three Ad Agencies, One Impossible Task

We asked for some help revolutionizing how men view mentoring.


How to Make a Man chronicles the birth of the Esquire Mentoring Initiative, outlines the societal importance of mentoring for young men, and features interviews with actors, filmmakers, musicians and icons about the role of mentoring in their own lives.

What a few months' mentoring by a few smart kids can teach a man about being a man.


Can Robert Gates save an institution that he thinks we need more than ever?

The Problem With Boys ... Is Actually A Problem With Men

We've ignored all the evidence of male achievement and ambition deficits and stood aside as our sons have notched a growing record of failure and disengagement. It's time we did something about it. A call to action.

Who Made You The Man You Are Today?

We asked fifty extraordinary men to tell us about the parents, coaches, teachers, troop leaders, religious leaders, and all-purpose lifesavers who helped them get to where they are today. Here are a few of their answers.