SOURCE: Doing What Matters GTL

Doing What Matters GTL

March 02, 2015 11:00 ET

Joan Kerr of PG&E to Speak on Supply Chain Diversity

SCM Exec Joins Power Line-Up for Global Edu-Preneur Summit March 6th

DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2015) - The Doing What Matters initiative announced today that Joan Kerr, the highly respected Director responsible for PG&E's Supply Chain Diversity and Sustainability efforts, will deliver the industry keynote talk for its Inaugural Global Edu-Preneur Summit Friday, March 6, 2015. 

Organized and chaired by Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) for Global Trade & Logistics, Petural 'PJ' Shelton, this event is structured to 'open the dialogue and continue conversation' about how our regional community -- comprised of educators, administrators, business leaders, mentors and colleagues -- can better prepare students for the interconnected, global economy. 

CA State Senate Candidate, Joan Buchanan will deliver the opening keynote, "Why Education Must Be Our First Priority," followed by a showcase of WOW classrooms and best practices in fostering global thinking, entrepreneurial mindsets and collaboration between the academic and business communities in our area. Presenters include:

  • Valley View Middle School's innovative Mouse Squad Computer Tech team
  • Bay Ship & Yacht's Training collaboration with the College of Alameda
  • A panel of Industry Executives (and advisors to the collaboration) from Matson Logistics, Give Something Back, Dreisbach Enterprises and Process Weaver

Participants will learn also of the work of non-profits helping underserved communities, with success stories from Enactus, SAMA Group and effective new tools such as 'My Scary World' website/game. 

The event will take place from 8am - 4pm at 100 Ellinwood Way in Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 with continental breakfast and buffet lunch for registered attendees. The event is complimentary but capacity is limited. To register, go to RSVP.

About Doing What Matters - Global Trade & Logistics
Doing What Matters works with leaders from global trade and logistics and San Francisco's East Bay Community Colleges to create programs and curricula that prepare students for today's dynamic, working world of global supply chain management. For more information or to discuss internships, partnership and apprenticeships, please go to: www.doingwhatmattersgtl.org.

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