On International Women’s Day, the Los Angeles chapter of Cushman & Wakefield’s Women’s Integrated Network (WIN) visited Wilmington Middle School STEAM Magnet in Wilmington, CA to participate in their 3rd Annual Career Day.
Wilmington Middle School STEAM Magnet is large school in the Port of Los Angeles area with approximately 1,400 students in grades 6-8. The student population is composed of 93% Hispanic, 1% African-American, and 2% White with 13% English Language Learners.
Chelsea Gribble, Kristen Hoskins, Eric Garfield, Kimberly McDowell, Myke Bailey, and Brian Yeretzian from Cushman & Wakefield spoke at Career Day to help re-engage students in their academics, excite them about their future, and open them to exploring new career fields. The Career Day volunteers represented various services lines from the firm, including Human Resources, Global Occupier Services, Project & Development Services, Valuation & Advisory, and Legal. Each volunteer was assigned to three classrooms and spoke to the students for 30 minutes each.
“Career Day is a platform for inspiration,” said Chelsea, WIN Los Angeles Co-Chair. “Many of these students come from families with challenging financial situations and some may be the first in their families to pursue higher education. We were honored to share our education, career paths, and experiences with them and how we got to where we are today.”
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