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Green Jobs Teleconferences


Why is Green Good for Women?

March 15, 2010 at 12:00 PM EDT

The panelists on this teleconference discussed opportunities for women in green occupations and key reasons for women to seek employment or career advancement in green jobs, including a personal story from a woman currently working in a green job.

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Why is Green Good for Women? Fact Sheet
Transcript from March 15 teleconference
Audio from March 15 teleconference

 

Women’s Entrepreneurship in Green Industries

April 29, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT

This teleconference focused on opportunities and resources available to help women succeed in green entrepreneurship, including first-hand tips from experienced green entrepreneurs.

PowerPoint presentation
Women’s Entrepreneurship in Green Industries? Fact Sheet
Transcript from April 29 teleconference
Audio from April 29 teleconference

 

Recruiting and Retaining Women in Green Training and Employment

May 25, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT

This teleconference focused on techniques for outreach, recruitment, and retention of women in green fields, as well as strategies to help women overcome barriers or concerns that may block their path to success.

PowerPoint presentation
Recruitment & Retention of Women in Green Jobs Training and Employment Fact Sheet
Transcript from May 25th teleconference
Audio from May 25th teleconference
Additional Questions and Answers

 

Green Building and Energy Efficiency

June 24, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT

This teleconference provided an overview of the industry today, with information on industry workforce data; the opportunities and expectations of the industry, including career pathways; and examples of women being successfully connected to employment in green construction and energy efficiency.

PowerPoint presentation
Women Working in Green Construction & Energy Efficiency Fact Sheet
Transcript from June 24th teleconference
Audio from June 24th teleconference

 

Women Working in Alternative Energy

August 3, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT

This teleconference presented information about the industry’s workforce, share experiences from the field, and provide insights on how to foster women’s employment in renewable energy now and in the future. Alternative Energy is a major employer within the green economy.

PowerPoint presentation
Women Working in Alternative Energy Fact Sheet
Transcript from August 3rd teleconference
Audio from August 3rd teleconference

 

Women Working in Environmental Protection Teleconference

September 29, 2010 at 2:00 PM EDT

This teleconference gave an overview of the industry today, including information on the workforce, career opportunities and pathways, and the future potential of the industry.

PowerPoint presentation
Funding, Implementing, Collaborating Fact Sheet
Transcript from September 29th teleconference
Audio from September 29th teleconference

 

Funding, Implementing, and Collaborating Teleconference

October 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM EDT

This teleconference presented strategies for partnering and leveraging resources to build capacity and support for green jobs training programs, as well as tips on designing and delivering an effective program.

PowerPoint presentation
Funding, Implementing, Collaborating Fact Sheet
Transcript from October 28th teleconference
Audio from October 28th teleconference