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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day® features new remote-learning options this year, in partnership with VirtualJobShadow.com.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC, February 25, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With ongoing safety concerns related to COVID-19, the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation® is offering unique online experiences for their 2021 event. The goal is helping children discover what a day in the life of workers in various professions is really like, opening up a new world of possibilities for them.
"We are having a virtual option this year along with our in-person option to benefit everyone and meet everybody's needs," says President and Executive Director Carolyn McKecuen.
This year's program features job shadowing videos from VirtualJobShadow.com, a comprehensive and dynamic career and college readiness platform that serves almost 2 million users in schools, organizations, and workforce centers around the nation.
"We want to inspire individuals to know there is no limit to what they can become or achieve in life," says VirtualJobShadow.com cofounder and CEO Kim Celentano. "Our partnership with Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was a natural extension of that mission, as they also understand the power of planting the seeds of possibility in the next generation of leaders."
• The 28th annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is April 22, 2021.
• Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is an international event celebrated by millions of students, parents, educators, and employers.
• It is a day when students dream big dreams and learn how to make their dreams come true.
• For this year's event, TODASTW® will tap into technologies that have brought the world together during this time of increased isolation by offering a hybrid virtual option with both live and pre-recorded resources.
• Help the next generation's workforce discover the many different career choices now, so they can consider what they want to pursue later.
Download TODASTW 2021 documents here:
• PSA Letter
• PSA Flyers
About TODASTW: The Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and research-based activities in informal educational programs that empower girls and boys in all sectors of society so they may reach their full potential and live fulfilling lives. Through its leadership, expertise, and collaborations, the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation advocates for changes in social policy and public awareness on behalf of youth. Visit www.DaughtersAndSonsToWork.org.
About VirtualJobShadow.com: VirtualJobShadow.com, part of Strivven Media's suite of online career exploration products, is revolutionizing college and career exploration with engaging learning solutions that empower individuals to define and design their path to success. The heart of the platform features hundreds of professionally produced "day in the life" videos that showcase workforce realities, while making connections to post-secondary education. By featuring diverse professionals at actual employer worksites, our videos empower young people to see the world of work and its endless possibilities as a source of inspiration. A suite of integrated career planning tools, including interest assessments, resume and cover letter builders, and job searches help individuals prepare for next steps. Visit www.VirtualJobShadow.com.
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