JVS Course Helps Women Gain Job Skills

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (July 14, 2021) –Women to Work, a free four-week course offered by JVS Human Services that provides important skills to women needing immediate employment, is returning to in-person programming after being remote during the pandemic. 

In addition, a summer networking event “WOW: Women, Opportunities, Work” will be held to offer local female jobseekers the opportunity to connect with successful businesswomen in Metro Detroit. 

Featured business leaders in the WOW event are CEO of Universal Special Events Inc. Tonia Williams; founder and owner of skinnytees Linda Schlesinger-Wagner; cofounder and CEO of Bamboo Detroit Amanda Lewan; and founder and president of CKC Agency Carolyn Krieger.

An informational meeting for the Women to Work course will be held July 21 from 9-11 a.m. The outdoor WOW networking event is on July 22 from 6.30-8.30 p.m. at JVS Human Services in Southfield. Register for Women to Work and the WOW networking event.

“The pandemic has shown us how our work lives can be severely impacted by situations beyond our control, and we want all local women looking for a fresh employment start to know that free, life-changing help is available this summer,” said Judy Richmond, Women to Work coordinator.

“This course offers vital skills many women need to get back into the workforce, and the networking event will help women make valuable connections and gain insight.” 

Read the rest of the article from The Detroit Jewish News here.