Friday, October 15, 2010

”Where Are the Jobs and How Do We Get Them”
Friday, October 22, 2010 – Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel

PROGRAM: 9-4pm
9:00 – 9:30 Registration:
9:30 – 9:40 Welcome: Rhoda Plotkin, President of CWNY
9:40 – 10:15 Introduction: Ann J. Jawin, Founder and Chair of Bd. Of Directors, CWNY

Invited Guests:
NYC Comptroller John Liu
NYC Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley
NYS Assemblywoman Grace Meng

10:15 – 12:00 Panel: Moderator, Roz Liston, Editor, TimesLedger Newspapers

V Panelists: Johanna Maynard Women’s Business Center Program Director
Grace M. Protos, Reg 11. Adm Women’s Bureau. U.S. Dept Labor ` Samantha Pugh, Non-Traditional Employment for Women
Maureen Nappi, Ph.d Asst.Prof. New Media Studies, Long Island U.
Gladys -Bennette, Community Outreach Mgr., NYC. Fire Dept.

12:00 – 3:00
Representatives from companies, government agencies and educational organizations will be available to discuss their companies, employment opportunities and requirements on a one-to-one basis. Resource tables will have representatives available to answer any and all questions.

1:30 – 2:15 pm Workshops
“Getting to the Next Step: Creating Your Own Career Choices: Carole Hyatt, The Leadership Forum, Author, LIFETIME EMPLOYABILITY

2:15- 3:00 pm

Turning Networking Opportunities into Job Offers Using Social Networking. Dr. Barry Miller, Ph.D. Pace University
”…“Starting Your Own Business” Women’s Business Center,
Johanna Maynard, Director, Queens Economic Dev\.Corp. Corporation
Resource Tables: “I need Advice and Support” – Center ror th e Women of New York

Job Skills and Training Opportunities: Melva Miller Economic Dev. QueensBorough Hall

Employment Opportunities: One Stop Career Center, Flushing NYS. Dept. of Labor

3:00 – 4:00 Dress for Success “Reality” Fashion Show

4:00 Drawing – Raffles and Door Prizes

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