Glendale, CA 2019 Tech Week, Coming in September

Innovation peaks in the silicon mountains.

SEPTEMBER 14-21, 2019 

Glendale, California boasts a thriving tech ecosystem that is home to over 1000 high tech firms that generate over $5 billion dollars in sales each year and employ over 41,000 people. Get in on the action during Glendale Tech Week 2019. Employer demos, Job Fair, Start-up Pitches, Speakers and More!

10 of History’s Greatest Women Inventors

photo Josephine Cochrane ( 1839-1913) – The Dishwasher inventor
Josephine Cochrane ( 1839-1913) – Inventor of The Dishwasher

Did you know a Hollywood actress revolutionized wireless communications? Or that the first computer programmer was a woman? Many of these women didn’t get credit for their work until long after their deaths, but their contributions and inventions have shaped technologies that have changed our lives and the course of history.

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Verdugo CNC Machinist Academy, Next Cohort Starts Sept. 3, 2019

The Verdugo CNC Machinist Academy at Glendale Community College provides hands-on training for adults (18 and over) in the high demand job of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist.  The Academy is designed to train adults with disabilities who want to enter the manufacturing industry. Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders are encouraged to apply! 

Interested in more information? Contact Tina Hartyon at the Verdugo Jobs Center (818) 937-8080 ▪ thartyon@glendaleca.gov 

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Training Opportunity for Veterans

Get classroom and hands on training while YOU GET PAID in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist 

8 weeks, 4 days a week Classes at Glendale Community College ; 9 transferable College Units ; Job Search Assistance and more! 

If interested in this program please contact the Veteran Representative Thomas Flynn ; Phone: 818-937-8039 Verdugo Jobs Center(VJC)—1255 S. Central Ave. Glendale.

Deadline to apply 8-15-19

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY (818) 548-3857. Requests must be made within 3 business days of the event. 

Army’s 244th birthday

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters DOD-Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) workforce and their guests celebrated the Army’s 244th birthday at their joint headquarters on Fort George G. Meade June 14.

The theme of this year’s Army birthday is, “America’s Army: Honoring the call to service from D-Day to today.” 

JFHQ-DODIN Executive Director Jeffery R. Jones, a 30-year Army veteran and the event’s guest speaker, explained the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, and the Army’s establishment 244 years ago, reflect the Army’s deep connection with personal values and commitments.

Read more at [https://www.disa.mil/NewsandEvents/2019/244th-Army-birthday-celebration]