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Why Green Is Your Color Web-Based Training

Green Increased-Demand Occupations

The Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman's Guide to a Sustainable Career web-based training (WBT) is designed to help workforce development professionals better understand, adopt, and implement key strategies in order to help women find and succeed in jobs in the emerging green economy. After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe opportunities available to women in the U.S. green-job market and why green jobs are good for them
  • Help women identify and evaluate different education and training opportunities for entering the clean and green economy and determine which ones are appropriate for them depending on their existing skill sets
  • Provide direct assistance to women seeking green jobs, including how to create resumes research sources of green jobs, and prepare for job interviews
  • Inform women about how to become green entrepreneurs and succeed as business owners
  • Educate women about how to address barriers and how to overcome career challenges