LOCAL WOMEN TO BE HONORED
Honorary Gala Chair Claire Bogaard is pleased to announce three extraordinary women being honored at the Annual Women At Work Gala.
For her hard work and philanthropy in so many causes in the Pasadena area, Peggy Phelps will be receiving The Heritage Award.
The Trailblazer Award will be presented to Margaret Sedenquist. As current president of Mohawk Enterprises, Sedenquist founded Commercial Pacific Bank in Santa Cruz, CA.
Betty Ann Jansson will be receiving The Accolade Award. In 1979, Betty Ann, Margaret Leighton and Barbara Burke founded the agency now known as Women At Work.
Women At Work celebrates their 35th Anniversary with the “Reaching for the Stars Gala” onOct 11, 2014 at the University Club. This event is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Kaiser Permanente, AT&T, Union Bank, Community Bank, Athens Services and H&R Block.
WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS—PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS
Senator Carol Liu announces partnership with Women At Work and YWCA Pasadena Foothills to train young women…………
28 teen women will be paired with 28 dynamic community leaders recently honored by the Senator as recipients of the “Women Mean Business “ Award of the Year.
The young women, selected by the YWCA Pasadena Foothills, will participate in a series of job readiness training at Women At Work. Professional facilitators will cover such topics as resume and cover letters, interview techniques, dressing for success and financial management and budgeting.
Opportunities for practicing the skills will be provided by the 28 Professional Women Honorees. Each will be paired with a young woman, who will serve as a mentor and introduce the teen woman to her workplace and career.
There will be a reception at 4 p.m. on July 24, 2014 at Women At Work, where each young woman will receive a certificate of completion presented from the Senator. RSVP to Women At Work, 626-796-6870
“I thank both Women At Work and the YWCA Pasadena-Foothills for coming together to provide mentorship opportunities for teen women. It is incredibly inspiring to see women of all ages and walks of life come together for one unified purpose”. Sen. Carol Liu
Women At Work Receives 2014 Best of Pasadena Award
Pasadena Award Program Honors the Achievement
PASADENA June 9, 2014 — Women At Work has been selected for the 2014 Best of Pasadena Award in the Career Resource Center category by the Pasadena Award Program.
Each year, the Pasadena Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Pasadena area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Pasadena Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Pasadena Award Program and data provided by third parties.