May 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
LADWP invites you to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s 1st Inaugural Women’s Career and Wellness Expo on May 6, 2023, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at LADWP’s Truesdale Facility located at 11760 Truesdale Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352.
Don’t let transportation be a barrier to joining us on March 11th. We have funds available to help our community partners establish a “Caravan to a Career”! Contact Kathryn Smith Ball at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to get pre-approved for bus rental reimbursement!
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is committed to advancing gender equity and women’s economic empowerment as we transition toward renewable energy and water resiliency. LADWP wants to help narrow the nation’s gender and racial pay gap by improving access to employment pathways, promoting the benefits of union represented high-quality jobs, and bridging the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills. LADWP is proud to lead this effort by hosting a regional event that showcase a variety of utility careers through demonstrations led by our own workforce. Our recruitment staff will be onsite providing information about pathways to employment for attendees.
Participating partners will include:
- local utilities sharing information about their employment opportunities
- local technical and academic educational institutions providing information about career pathways
- labor partners advancing the future green economy
- non-profit organizations aimed at improving access to trades employment
- wellness organizations that specialize in women’s physical and mental health
This family friendly event will also include free food, rock climbing wall, a petting zoo, women’s empowerment vendor fair and uplifting music from female artists.