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Upcoming Events
March 28, 2024
Assoication of Women & Minority Businesses

Event (8 AM - 3:30 PM) NW Contractors' Day aims to foster economic vitality in WA State and the NW region through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while advocating for the increased utilization of certified women, minority, DBE, BIOPC, and veteran-owned businesses in all procurement endeavors.

Past Events
October 31, 2023
July 22, 2022
August 16, 2022
April 21, 2021
Mobilize California Conference

Panel Discussion (1:45 PM - 3:45 PM) As we strive for a more sustainable future, it is critical to promote diversity and inclusion in the sustainability industry, with an aim to enhance representation and opportunities for people of color. Our esteemed panelists, experts in the field, will explore recruitment practices in the mobility space and green job sectors. We will discuss in-demand skills, how to create sustainable and equitable opportunities, and bridge the gap to ensure a more inclusive workforce. Moderator: Philip Saunders, POCIGS Speaker: Shawn Armour, Seattle Colleges Speaker: Howard Brantley, Amazon Speaker: Cynthia Eckles, Cinman Consulting Speaker: Paula Sardinas, FMS Global Strategies Speaker: Dr. Pete Thimmaiah, Jacobs Solutions, Inc.

Mobilize California Conference

Panel Discussion (9:50 AM-11AM) People of Color in Green Spaces will hosting a panel at the Mobilize California Summit. Join us out in Temecula, CA for what's sure to be a great conference. Moderator: Tamara Young | President & Senior Consultant, Tamara Thinks LLC Panelists: Bade Akinsanya | Senior Solutions Engineer (Emerging Technology), Geotab Rhonda Freeman | Maternal, Child, and Family Health Services Branch Chief, County of San Diego Naeem A. Newman, MD | Surgical Oncologist, Anne Arundel Medical Center Dexter Turner | OpConnect EV Charging Solutions

Green Transportation Sumit & Expo

Pre-Conference Panel (10:00 AM-12:00 PM) People of Color in Green Spaces will hosting a pre-conference event at the Green Transportation Summit & Expo in Tacoma, Washington. We hope to see you out for this exciting event. Speakers TBD

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What Does Sustainability Really Mean to People of Color and How do WE Seize the Moment?


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Engage with industry for internship, job, and other professional development opportunities.

Discover and explore new educational pathways to careers.

Learn more about sustainability and a future WE can build!

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