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WB News Release: [11/16/2009]
Contact Name: Michael D’Aquino or Michael Wald
Phone Number: (404) 562-2076 or (404) 562-2078

Release Number: 09-1385-ATL

US Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau to sponsor ‘Green Resources and Opportunities for Women’ workshop Nov. 19 in Atlanta

ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau and the U.S. Small Business Administration will co-sponsor a workshop, “Green Resources and Opportunities for Women” (G.R.O.W.), on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to12:30 p.m. EST at Morehouse College Executive Leadership Conference Center, Bank of America Auditorium in Atlanta.

This event will feature representatives from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Agency, Career Eco, C.D. Moody Construction, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the U.S. General Services Administration, the Federal Transit Authority and Power Solutions, who will share information about emerging “green” careers, jobs and contract opportunities. 

“The Women’s Bureau and the Small Business Administration are sponsoring this workshop as one effort to ensure women are made aware of the opportunities available to them for training, careers, jobs and contracting as a result of the ‘greening’ of the American economy,” said Women’s Bureau Regional Administrator Paulette Norvel Lewis.

Participation in the workshop is free of charge and open to the public. To register, go to and scroll down to “Public Training and Seminars.” For additional information, members of the public should contact Charlotte Johnson at 404-331-0100, ext. 405.

Potential attendees are advised that cell phones will be accepted for recycling during this workshop.