Staff Profile: Meet Melinda Jackson

February 24, 2022


Meet data analyst Melinda Jackson. Melinda tells us about some of the pros and cons of working remotely, her favorite part of working in workforce development and how she spends her free time.

Board Member Profile: Andy Berg of the National Electrical Contractors Association

February 23, 2022

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Andy Berg believes in the power of workforce development to change lives and that everyone deserves the opportunity to move up in their careers. Here, Andy talks about the impact of workforce development in San Diego.

Board Member Profile: Brisa L. Johnson of the United Domestic Workers

February 8, 2022

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Brisa Johnson spearheaded the creation of the San Diego Black Worker Center. She shares with us the importance of remembering your roots and paying it forward.

Fōkcus supports and champions under-represented entrepreneurs in San Diego County

February 7, 2022

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Led by Workforce board member Kurling Robinson, Fōkcus funnels their support to diverse founders who are helping to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce. Here, the team at Fōkcus describes how San Diegans can be involved in changing the way their community invests in innovation.

Participant reenters the workforce with the help of tech programs

February 4, 2022


Rebecca Beyene is completing a user experience (UX) design certificate through an ISA. She shared her experience with us–what she liked, learned and what advice she has for others who are considering TechHire.  

Staff Profile: Meet Laurie Ganz

January 5, 2022


Laurie Ganz is the manager of marketing and communications for the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Laurie told us about her work, her hobbies and what workforce development program she would donate to.

Program leads to 20-year career with the San Diego Workforce Partnership

January 4, 2022


Martha Guzman is a finance specialist with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and has been with the organization for more than 20 years. She took some time to tell us about her experience with the program and what motivated her to seek out training.

Board Member Profile: Veronica Dela Rosa of San Ysidro Health

January 3, 2022

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Veronica Dela Rosa is the executive vice president of operations at San Ysidro Health. Here Veronica tells us about her passion for workforce development.

Live Well San Diego envisions a healthier San Diego for everyone

January 3, 2022

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership connected with Shelly Tregembo, project coordinator with Live Well San Diego, to discuss Live Well’s vision for the collective health, safety and well-being of all San Diegans.

TechHire gives college student real-world work experience

December 7, 2021


Natalie Hickey is a current student who was looking for work experience. She joined the TechHire program and was placed as a digital marketing support intern with the San Diego Parks Foundation. Here Natalie tells us about her experience and what advice she has for others who are interested in finding a job.