Ryan Patel, fellow with the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and frequent CNN, BBC and Nasdaq contributor, addressed members of the Chamber's Global Initiatives Council this week as he shared insights into how companies can prepare for the next wave of global trade disruption while reaping the numerous benefits of trade in a fluctuating political and economic climate.
On June 17, Bixel Exchange, the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, launched the 2019 Snap Design Academy in partnership with Snap Inc.
The Chamber hosted a special joint Education & Workforce Development and Innovation & Technology Council with Susan Bonilla, state director at the Council for a Strong America, who highlighted how the graduation rate in computer science is starkly low when it comes to black and Latino students.
LATINA Style, Inc. hosted the 21st Annual LATINA Style Business Series Tour on June 14. Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas was recognized with the Pioneer of the Year Award at the event. More than 36,000 Latina entrepreneurs and professionals have benefited from their participation in this dynamic and ground-breaking business program.
On June 13, the Chamber hosted its Business After Hours Mixer at Oakwood, Olympic & Olive, in downtown Los Angeles.
Dr. Muntu Davis, the L.A. County Health Officer, joined the Chamber's Health Care Council to discuss his work at the Department of Public Health. The council also heard a presentation from the Los Angeles County Community Collaborative (LAC3) that was recently formed in response to the nation's opioid crisis.
At the Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability Council, Jeff Kightlinger, general manager and CEO of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Met), spoke with Chamber members about the future of water supplies in Southern California.
The Los Angeles Regional Export Council (LARExC) joined the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles, the China Chamber for Import & Export of Machinery & Electronic Products (CCCME) and the California Governorís Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) in organizing and sponsoring the 2019 China-California Business Forum.
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Giannina Perez, Gov. Gavin Newsomís senior policy advisor for early childhood, visited Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach to tour the space and understand lessons learned from the schoolís best practices.
On May 29, Bixel Exchange and Snap Inc. invited the top 20 student winners of the 2019 Snapchat Sticker Pack Design Challenge to Snapís creative offices in Santa Monica.
Members of the Chamber's World Trade Week (WTW) Committee were hosted for a private luncheon by WTW Chair Vince Iacopella at The Proud Bird near LAX this week to recognize and celebrate their dedication and support of the initiative each year.
On May 29, the Chamber hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to honor the hard work and dedication of the Chamber Board's administrative assistants.