Update: A summary of this event is available here.
On Wednesday, July 8th the San Francisco Professional Chapter of Net Impact and Green Jobs Network (producers of this blog) will present a program which will be a practical discussion on understanding the green jobs sector and tips for job seekers. This program will feature three speakers (bios listed below) and include time for audience members to share their job search insights and suggestions.
This event will take place from 7:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m at Cafe International, 508 Haight Street, San Francisco. Cafe International is accessible via public transportation -- take J, K, L, or M MUNI lines from downtown to Church Street station.
This event is free to the public, but advance registration is strongly requested.
Leonard Adler is the founder of Green Jobs Network, a social enterprise with a mission to connect people who are seeking jobs that focus on environmental or social responsibility with jobs and career development resources. He has worked in the private and non-profit sectors for organizations including FindLaw and Equal Justice Works and is the recipient of a social entrepreneurship grant from the Echoing Green Foundation. Leonard has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Public Interest Law Scholar and co-founded the Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty. He also has a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and received a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Political Science from Stanford University. Leonard is a Net Impact member
Jim Cassio is a career information and workforce development consultant to workforce boards, educational entities, and private corporations involved in career information or talent management. His newest book (with co-author, Alice Rush) is called Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future. His work involves industry, occupation, job and skills research, data analysis, technical writing, and resource product development. In recent years, Jim has been focusing much of his research on green jobs/careers and published the Green Careers Resource Guide in 2007. Jim is an experienced trainer and workshop facilitator, and conducts popular seminars on Green Jobs and Careers.
Christina Gilyutin, Director of Development and Chief Career Counselor at Bright Green Talent, attended Stanford University, spent some time living in Jackson Hole, WY before heading over to the University of Michigan's Erb Institute of Global Sustainable Enterprise earning a joint MBA/MS in Natural Resources and Environment. She's been a Net Impact member since 2005 and served on the board of Michigan's chapter which has been named Chapter of the Year for 3 years running. While at Stanford, Christina captained the varsity lacrosse team and continues to play with the San Francisco club team.