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Career Jumpstart for Women

March 10, 2023

9:30 am — 1:00 pm (AZ Time)

Learn how to begin a career in tech, trades, or other high-wage, high-growth industries.

If you’re looking to make a career change, but you’re not sure which path to take, this is the event for you! Join us on Friday, March 10th to discover high-wage career fields that you may have never envisioned for yourself and learn how you can get started on the path to these careers.

This event features:

  • Hear It From Her Panel: A panel of women thriving in technology, trades, and other roles who will share their journeys and give you real perspectives on what it is like to work in these industries
  • Employer and Apprenticeship Panel: A panel of employers and apprenticeship experts who will discuss pathways for women to join these industries and ways they are supporting women in their workplaces
  • VR Experience: An opportunity to participate in hands-on virtual reality activities that give you a sense of what your future career could look like

Light breakfast will be provided. This event is free and open to all women in the community.


9:30am – 10:00am: Welcome and Breakfast

10:00am – 10:55am: Employer and Apprenticeships Panel Discussion

10:55am – 11:00am: Break

11:00am – 11:55am: Hear It From Her Panel Discussion

11:55am – 12:00pm: Break

12:00pm – 12:50pm: Try it Out – Virtual Reality Experience with RSI

12:50pm – 1:00pm: Closing and Thank You

Presenting Sponsor: McCarthy Building Company

Supporting Sponsors: RSI and Union Pacific Railroad

Event partners: Department of Economic Security, ARIZONA@WORK, Women's Bureau

Promotional partners: Career Connectors and Best Companies AZ

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