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She Brings It!! – What It Takes to Thrive in Male-Dominated Professions

Lessons from Florida's First Elected Female Lieutenant Governor

Ninety-four years after women's suffrage in the United States, intelligent and well-educated females still battle stereotypes, discrimination and, sometimes, their own fears, when working in male-dominated professions.

And there are still many of those! From the famously boys-club cultures of Silicon Valley to construction and the automotive industry, guys remain the standard in many industries – that also tend to pay better than female-dominated fields.

"Sure, women face challenges, some of them pretty unpleasant, when they're the minority in their chosen profession," says Jennifer Carroll, (www.jennifercarroll.com), the first female – and first black – elected lieutenant governor of Florida under Gov. Rick Scott, and a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander.

Carroll, who shares her experiences in her new autobiography, "When You Get There," says what she learned in childhood and in the military helped her to not only succeed, but to be strong and confident through even the most difficult times.

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Pasadena Job, College and Resource Fair

Rose City Church and Rose City Coffee are hosting a Job Fair, Wednesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. 

Rose City Coffee exists to train homeless in our community in the craft of coffee. We are excited to present this job fair for anyone looking for employment in the Pasadena area.

Dozens of employers will be on hand with positions available in Administration, Advertising, Clerical, Cafe/Coffee, Customer Service, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare/Nursing, Law Enforcement, Management, Non-Profits, Sales and more . . .

WHEN:  Wednesday October 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:  Rose City Church, 1801 E Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107.

Details and Registration information: www.rosecitychurch.org/job-fair

 

 

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