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Ashruth Easwar has been selected for a prestigious professional opportunity that will enhance his leadership and management skills and help him have a greater positive impact on his community. As the winner of the 2015-2016 Westchester County Association Young Professionals Group Scholarship for Leadership Westchester, Easwar will participate in an intensive, nine-month program geared toward preparing today’s passionate professionals for tomorrow’s positions of influence.
For the past six weeks, 26 long-term unemployed individuals had a new reason to get up every morning, thanks to the WCA and the ‘Jobs Waiting’ program, a $9.8 million federal Ready to Work grant managed by the WCA. Known regionally as “Jobs Waiting,” the program provides specialized training and support services to 425 long-term unemployed individuals in the Hudson Valley. On Friday, the WCA hosted a graduation for its first ‘boot camp’ participants, some of whom already have job applications out and interviews lined up with top employers in the region.
With the information explosion, today’s employers demand of their employees – especially managers at all levels -greater familiarity with data analytics. So, it was not a surprise that when the Westchester County Association offered a five-week program in Healthcare Analytics last spring at its Hudson Valley Workforce Academy, the course sold-out quickly. The first class enrolled....
The Westchester County Association announced today that it has been selected by the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Investment Board to serve as project manager of a $9.8 million Federal Ready to Work Partnership grant to provide 425 long-term unemployed individuals with intensive training for jobs in the healthcare sector.
Funds from the grant, which is allocated through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Ready to Work Partnership, will be used for outreach and recruitment to better connect workers with the kinds of organizations that are looking to hire; to provide training and support services to
For some inexplicable reason, there’s been a bias against women in the STEM fields, which has manifested itself in fewer opportunities, salaries, prizes, and recognition for women scientists. With Westchester emerging as a significant biotech and health tech hub, the Westchester County Association (WCA) wants to reverse that trend. Last year, the WCA, Westchester’s leading business organization, inaugurated the Women in Tech Awards Luncheon to honor pioneering women scientists who work here.