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Ideas for Growing Green
A number of ideas to promote sustainable green jobs for women were generated during a recent “Women in Sustainable Careers” roundtable hosted by the Women’s Bureau and the Greenfield Community College Office of Workforce Development in Greenfield, Mass. Some of the ideas at the roundtable included creation of a “Green Career Mentor List” and a “Green Career Job Shadow List,” encouragement of young people to create their own college majors to encompass green content, and organizing a list of women in sustainable careers to speak to high school science classes. A follow-up session is scheduled for September 6.
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