Looking for how to apply for a training grant? Mass. Secretary of Labor to Hold Workforce Development Forum in Newburyport

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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Looking for how to apply for a training grant? Mass. Secretary of Labor to Hold Workforce Development Forum in Newburyport

Prior to joining the Baker-Polito Administration, Massachusetts’ Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Rosalin Acosta, had gained wide respect as a financial and banking service professional. With over thirty years of experience in Greater Boston financial institutions, and having served in many community and civic capacities, including as a Board Member of The Boston Foundation, a Board Overseer at Boston Children’s Hospital, a Director of the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board, and a Northern Essex Community College Trustee, she has been hands-on in a variety of community-level and executive-level North Shore endeavors. She brings this background and state leadership to Newburyport this Thursday, November 30th for a discussion and Q and A on the future of Workforce Development in Massachusetts. She’ll be touching on issues such as attracting and retaining a skilled workforce, and will be fielding questions about her plans for her term as Secretary.

The forum is part of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Coffee & Commerce breakfast series and is being sponsored by the Newburyport Rotary Club. It is open to the public. Admission is $20 for chamber members, and $35 for non-members, and includes a continental breakfast. The forum is being held at the Masonic Temple at 31 Green St. in Newburyport, and begins at 7:30 AM on Nov. 30th. Seating is limited. Reserve seats now by visiting http://bit.ly/2m1mZil

 

More about Secretary Acosta

Secretary Acosta has previously worked in senior executive roles at TD Bank and Sovereign Bank (now Santander). She has been named one of Boston’s Most Influential Women by the Women of Harvard Club in 2014, where she serves on the Leadership Committee. While a Board overseer at Boston Children’s Hospital, she was a founding member of Milagros Para Ninos, and is also a 14-year Member of the Boston Chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA). Born in Cuba, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, and has been named one of El Planeta’s Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics in Massachusetts.

 

Contact: David Strand, Strand Marketing, 978-463-0780, Chairperson, Greater Newburyport Chamber for more information.


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