City of Tulsa Offers Employment Resources Via New Initiative

The City of Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women is partnering with The Tulsa Women’s Foundation to present an Employment Resource Fair for women Tuesday, March 9, 2-6 p.m. at -Tulsa, 700 North Greenwood Avenue. The free, public event is part of the commission’s new initiative – : LIFTING, ENCOURAGING and DIRECTING …Women in Transition.

The purpose of the Employment Resource Fair is to offer information to women who have been impacted by poor economic conditions: women who have suffered loss of employment or who are experiencing forced re-entry into the workforce due to loss of employment by a provider, as well as women who desire to start a business or who feel the need to improve their skill-set to maintain current employment in light of layoffs.

Numerous area organizations and agencies will be on-hand providing information to address these needs. Topics include career counseling, education, job search, networking, business start-up, health and child care.

From 2-6 pm The Tulsa Women’s Foundation will take applications for seed scholarships from women who desire improvement in these areas.

Two 1-hour sessions will be held 3-5 p.m in Room 150. Career Counseling and local not-for-profit, Dress for Success will present from 3-4 p.m.

From 4-5 pm Jean Kelley, author and owner of Jean Kelley Leadership Consulting, will present. Ms. Kelley is former owner of Jean Kelley Personnel with 35 years experience in the areas of job placement and leadership training. Workshops will address self improvement in the areas of resumé building, interviewing, business etiquette and image.

There is no cost associated with these sessions. Registration is requested. To register, contact Darlene Hall at (918) 596-2461 or email

Updated 02-10-2010

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