The Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with the L.A. Unified School District, Office of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the California Community Colleges Health Workforce Initiative, hosted a School Nurse Interview Day on Tuesday, July 9.
Bixel Exchange's L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline kicked off the summer internship season with an orientation and luncheon for new interns and their respective companies.
The monthly Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series was joined by L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, who provided updates on his efforts to improve public safety, address the city’s homelessness crisis and enforce cannabis laws.
On June 27, Southern California Leadership Network launched the Leadership Southern California Class of 2020 with an orientation and welcome mixer. The class represents companies such as SoCalGas, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Walmart, Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles World Airports, Metro, Holliday Rock, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles, The California Endowment and more.
On Wednesday, the Chamber partnered with The James Irvine Foundation to host a roundtable for business leaders on building a thriving economy that creates upward mobility for California’s frontline workforce. Photo credit: Todd Bigelow
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis on Wednesday to kick off the County's Youth@Work summer internship program.
The Chamber hosted it's annual BIZCON SoCal business conference and networking event designed to celebrate, inspire and support businesses across the L.A. region. The event included a keynote address from Shawn Gold, TechStyle Fashion Group, and Isabel Guzman, Office of the Small Business Advocate.
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.