Women @ Work: Creative Strategies for Female Economic Empowerment

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This webinar was presented by Daniel Wilkinson, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard and Saba Imran, Program Coordinator for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard.  

By the end of this 90-minute session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of employment services that are gender-responsive and culturally sensitive, with a view towards providing equal services to female clients;
  • Identify best practices and creative approaches to supporting the job readiness and career success of female clients through hearing about two successful program models from the field; and
  • Learn about alternative career pathways that may appeal to some female clients, for whom traditional employment may not be the best fit.

Navigate this webinar with the timestamps listed below: 

0:00 – Introduction to Switchboard and Speakers
5:06 – Employment Services that Empower Women
13:50 – Program Spotlight: Women’s Employability Program
24:22 – Program Spotlight: Vocational Sewing Program
36:10 – Q&A Panel

Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: July 26, 2019
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population, Service Provider
Author(s): Switchboard

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