Smaller Fingers are Better for Welding

 Pictured: 2018 Plumbing graduate Kelsi Hatch and instructor Jeff Jackson    By: Sara Loretta (Gebhardt) In the summer of 2017, I met a woman applying for our Plumbing & Pipefitting class named Lillishia Stingley. Her vibrancy and drive for a better career,...

Press Release: Steven Garrett Elected Board Chair

From the desk of: Sarah Gebhardt Data and Media Specialist (512) 814-3268 sgebhardt@skillpointalliance.org  For immediate release – June 13, 2018   Introducing Skillpoint’s New Board Chair Steven Garrett   Austin, Texas (June 13, 2018) – In...
PRESS RELEASE: Hard Hatted Women Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: Hard Hatted Women Initiative

From the desk of: Sarah Gebhardt Data and Media Specialist (512) 814-3268 sgebhardt@skillpointalliance.org For immediate release – March 5, 2018   Hard Hatted Women Initiative Austin, Texas (March 5, 2018) – Recent studies show that approximately 8% of jobs...
Empowerment through Mouse Clicks

Empowerment through Mouse Clicks

The Digital Divide in Central Texas is disallowing individuals from advancing in their careers, or even gaining meaningful employment due to their lack of simple computer skills. For Skillpoint Alliance, creating the Empower program was a way to reach the Austin...
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