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role model

n.
A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another person to emulate.

role model

One who serves as an example for others by demonstrating the behavior associated with a particular social position or profession.
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"Many Filipino youth are looking for role models to help them in their spiritual growth.
Theres huge power in connecting people with role models who allow them to see that their ambitions can be realised, no matter who they are.
But making upward comparisons is not the same as having a role model, and the distinction is important.
David Lakin, head of education at the IET, said: "It's worrying that children are turning to celebrities for credible careers advice rather than industry role models.
Attributes Of Excellent Attending-Physician Role Models. N Engl J Med.
Although this is a 'Lifetime Role Model Award', I am picking this up on behalf of our amazing staff, army of volunteers and more importantly, all of the Everton in the Community participants.
The female Emirati role models, who have distinguished themselves with their contributions to society, will share their expertise with senior university students, women professionals, and new employees in the workforce, through three dedicated platforms - 'Knowledge Sharing Sessions'; 'A Working Day with Your Role Model'; and 'Meet Your Role Model'
The four-month initiative, from September to December, is part of the DWE's objective of offering Emirati women opportunities to meet accomplished female role models - including ministers and leaders in fields such as media, technology, health, energy and the environment - in both the public and private sectors.
You don't have to be the gender of someone to be a role model."
JANE EVANS JONES: Yes, child care is quite a female dominated area and having a male role model, care giver
According to researchers, role models think about procurement in broader terms than their peers; they are more likely to embrace priorities that serve more strategic enterprise objectives; they seek to extend procurement's value through collaboration; and they adopt leading-edge, procurement-related technologies and solutions to further simplify the mundane--albeit vital--aspects of transaction support.
Twerks for me: Miley doesn't want to be a role model