Sen. Ben Allen joined the Chamber, Boeing and TreePeople for a lunch program today on how to engage kids in environmental issues and grow the green jobs sector.
On July 13, seven panelists from Hulu's UX team spoke to 100 of Bixel Exchange's L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline participants along with Santa Monica High School students about their careers in design and how Hulu stays bold and inventive.
Twenty L.A. regional science teachers spent the week at Amgen Biotechnology Experience-L.A. (ABE-LA) professional development workshops at the Huntington Botanical Gardens learning biotechnology labs for implementation in their classrooms.
Bixel Exchange’s L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline partnered with Snap Inc. to launch the Snap Design Academy, a hands-on, paid, 100-hour design training course for 20 students from Los Angeles area community colleges and our youth partner organizations.
The Chamber's Education & Workforce Development Council heard from Tony Thurmond, candidate for California Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI), a position currently held by Tom Torlakson.
The Chamber's Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development and Bixel Exchange joined L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to kick off the 2018 summer campaign of HIRE LA’s Youth, the City of Los Angeles' flagship initiative to provide job opportunities for young people between the ages of 14 and 24.
The Chamber celebrated the start of summer with Board members and Circle Level Members at the 2018 Summer V.I.P. reception.
On June 20, the Chamber hosted a full-day conference focused on "Getting to the Heart of Business." From the information, insights and resources that guide us, to the stories and people that inspire us. The event brought together entrepreneurs, professionals and thought leaders from companies large and small, across the Southern California region, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles Office.
On June 18, the L.A. Area Chamber and Central City Association hosted Candidate for California Governor and Current Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom, to learn about his positions on the most critical issues in our city. The event was held at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI).
Chamber members gathered at the Otium in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate and honor President & CEO Gary Toebben. Toebben has led the L.A. Area Chamber for 12 years, and is set to retire on July 1.
On May 31, the Chamber's Bixel Exchange and Snap Inc. hosted Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) for a special "Life in Tech with Snap Female Leaders" event.