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Equality Professionals Network to host career fair for LGBT community and allies

SAN DIEGO, California -- The Equality Professionals Network (EPN), a coalition that represents LGBT business professionals and their allies, will hold their third annual LGBT & Allies Career Event on Tuesday, June 30, 4:30 pm, at the San Diego LGBT Community Center.

This free event is open to all LGBT community members and allies, and includes a job fair, professional development workshops, and networking.

The event will feature a variety of San Diego employers, including, but not limited to the following.

CareFusion/Becton Dickinson

Comerica

Evans Hotels

Qualcomm

San Diego Housing Commission

Sony Electronics

Thermo Fisher/Life Sciences

UC San Diego

Manpower

Union Bank, and

Raytheon

Human resource professionals and internal and external recruiters from these employers will be on hand to share information about job opportunities, meet diverse candidates face-to-face, and support building a diverse workforce.

Some of the speakers and topics covered in event workshops are listed below.

“Career Choices- Finding Your Passion”- Phil Blair (Manpower),

“I Transitioned at Qualcolmm: A Lesson in Trans* Self-Advocacy”- Erica Worthington (Qualcomm),

“It’s (not) A Man’s World and other observations from the 25th Floor” - Stefanie Warren (McKenna, Long, and Aldridge LLP),

“Job Trends in the San Diego Economy” - Vicki L. Krantz (UCSD),

“The Mature Workforce Initiative in San Diego County” - Ellen Schmeding (Aging & Independence Services), and

“Being Transgender in the Workplace” - Joselyn Harris (UCSD) and Connor Maddocks (The Center)

The first workshop begins promptly at 5 pm, so attendees are encouraged to arrive early to get a seat. Check-in will open at 4:30 pm.

Attendees are also encouraged to bring their resumes for review and recommendations from personnel at Manpower Workpath Training.

The Center is located at 3909 Centre St. in Hillcrest.

To register or for more information click HERE.