Increasing Opportunities for Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations: Webinar
National Apprenticeship Week 2020
The Women’s Bureau will be celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with a virtual event on Monday, November 9, 2020, from its national headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Moderated by Director Laurie Todd-Smith, Ph.D., this live webinar will feature current and former Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Grant Program recipients to discuss how the WANTO program helps to expand pathways for women to enter and lead in all industries. Panelists will discuss the experience of women in pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, as well as best practices for recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining more women in apprenticeships and nontraditional occupations.
What: National Apprenticeship Week 2020 Webinar: Increasing Opportunities for Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations
When: Monday, November 9, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
Where: WebEx Meeting Link: https://usdolee.webex.com/usdolee/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee7fd365525079402cf3c463e58693f43
VoIP or Dial 1-877-465-7975, Access code: 199 756 7201
Meeting password: Welcome!24
- Laurie Todd-Smith, Ph.D., Moderator, Director, Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor
- Mary Powers, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
- Jayne Vellinga, Executive Director, Chicago Women in Trades
- Ali Broemeling, Women in Skilled Careers Program Coordinator, Hampton Roads Workforce Council
- WANTO Program Participants
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau is hosting their webinar: Increasing Opportunities for Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2020. National Apprenticeship Week is a nationwide celebration that highlights the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries. To learn more about the Women's Bureau's efforts to expand women's access to quality career pathways through increased participation in apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs, please visit www.dol.gov/agencies/wb/topics/apprenticeships