2014 CWC Conference
Date Thursday, May 1, 2014
Location Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center
The theme of this year’s Sharing Skills~Building Connections conference was Pathways to Success for all participants. No matter what barriers participants face, with the right supports, education, and training they can take the steps toward their next level of employment. This conference showcased the promising practices developed across a range of providers serving youth and adults who are looking to attain economic independence for themselves and their families. Conference attendees learned about programs and strategies designed to create pathways that allow participants to enter and advance in the labor market while also meeting local employers’ needs for quality workers.
Dr. Ellen Ferraro
Director of Systems Architecture, Design and Integration for the Integrated Defense Systems division of Raytheon Company
STEM Pathways in Massachusetts: Dr. Ellen Ferraro is the Director of Systems Architecture, Design and Integration for the Integrated Defense Systems division of Raytheon Company at their Tewksbury, MA location, and manages over 1,200 people supporting all aspects of systems engineering. Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion, is a technology and innovation leader with a history of over 89 years. Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Raytheon Company employs 68,000 people worldwide. Raytheon Company and Dr. Ferraro are strong advocates of building the local STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) talent pipeline.
Click here to download the Brochure. For all other Conference Materials click the link below.
Note: materials are available to only those who attended the conference.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Mayor’s Office of Jobs & Community Services (JCS)
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Citizens’ Housing & Planning Association, Inc. (CHAPA)
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
MA Department of Housing and Community Development
MA Housing Partnership (MHP)
Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC)
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP)
O’Neill & Associates
SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
State Street Corporation
United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley
The TJX Companies, Inc.