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A woman of influence: Evelyn Tran inspired to seek legal career in high school

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Evelyn Tran General counsel, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Headquarters: San.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Marie Tuite"s high school teacher inspired her lifelong pursuit

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Marie Tuite Director of athletics, San Jose State University Headquarters: San Jose W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Women of Influence: Why a young Debbie Penzone almost gave up on her biggest career dream

After she graduated from high school, Debbie Penzone arrived in Columbus with one dream in mind: to work at a Penzone hair salon. Of course she wasn't yet Debbie Penzone at that point, she was just a girl from Springfield with a talent for making p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2020

CEO traces autism"s influence on career path he started as a high school dropout

Dan Schneider founded SIB Fixed Cost Reduction in 2008 amid the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2019

State"s top cop takes office after trailblazing legal career

Barbara Underwood's career has been one of firsts: She was first in her law school class and the first woman to serve as U.S. solicitor general, and she is now the first woman to be New York's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 12th, 2018

A woman of influence: Samantha Villanueva-Meyer uses law to solve problems

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Samantha Villanueva-Meyer Chief legal officer, Enjoy Technology Inc. Headquarters: Palo A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Cathy Langone Jelic found motherhood as career-setting moment

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Cathy Langone Jelic President, Action Day Primary Plus and West Valley Dance Company Head.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: "Hustle" is the key word in Manita Rawat"s career in law

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Manita Rawat Partner/managing partner, Silicon Valley office, Duane Morris LLP Headqua.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: For Cindy Worthington, changes has brought new career options

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Cindy Worthington Senior vice president, business development, Wells Fargo Headquarters.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Elizabeth Deeley got foundation for law career through D.C. work

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Elizabeth Deeley Partner and Global Vice Chair of Latham’s Complex Commercial Litigation .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Ali Fenn pivoted career to fight global climate change

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Ali Fenn President, ITRenew Headquarters: Newark What it does: Data center evolution A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Movie makers: At Fourthwall Youth Studios, students put career skills into practice

For much of his school career, playing football was everything for Xander Wynn. But injuries last year meant a change of plans for the 16-year-old Walnut Hills High sophomore. Fortunately, he had been working on a backup plan since middle school. Sinc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2020

Why a young hairstylist almost gave up on her biggest career dream

This is the latest in a series of weekly posts from the Bizwomen staff recommending podcasts. After she graduated from high school, Debbie Penzone arrived in Columbus with one dream in mind: to work at a Penzone hair salon. Of course she wasn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Peggy Magister drives evolution at Crazy Water: Deep Dish

Peggy Magister always enjoyed cooking, but she didn’t always see it as a viable career path. Magister, a Wauwatosa-native, started as a nurse. When she graduated from high school, Magister said attending a culinary school wasn’t as popular a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2020

25 Best Jobs for High School Graduates

These high school diploma jobs that pay well may require some career training......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2020

Kobe Bryant"s sneaker legacy

Bryant opened the door for more lucrative endorsement deals for high school players and gave Adidas credibility early in his career. He also helped cement Nike's place as the industry leader and made low-tops popular among professional basketball players......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

Gary Moore is steering a growth path Watson Bowman Acme

Gary Moore attended Orchard Park high school and the University at Buffalo before launching his career at Birdair. He now leads Watson Bowman Acme's 130-person operation in Amherst......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

Career tech school to expand, add more skilled trades

A bustling career technology program is gearing up to increase its offerings. Kettering-Fairmont High School is embarking on a 25,000-square-foot expansion to the Career Technology Center on its campus. This expansion will create more classroom .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

The best paying jobs in the Albany region that don"t require a degree

Each year, millions of students graduate from high school and move on to two- and four-year colleges and universities to earn a degree that will get them started on a lucrative career. But not every high-paying career requires a degree as a starting p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2019

Kettering career tech school expansion will add more skilled trades

Kettering-Fairmont High School is literally building up business these days. Crews from Shook Touchstone are hard at work on a 25,000-square-foot expansion to the Career Technology Center on the Fairmont campus. This expansion will allow for not on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

Executive Inc.: Plumber addresses Valley workforce shortages by starting own academy

Michael Brewer began his career in plumbing right out of high school to become the largest plumbing contractor in Arizona. Now he's hoping to recruit a new generation of workers interested in the trades with his own training program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2019