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American Graduate

  • We are checking in with Work Like A Girl ambassador and welder Pierette Swan. Since we last chatted with her she has a new job and will soon appear in a documentary made by a local filmmaker.
  • Interested in learning about working in skilled careers? We recently spoke with Pierrette Swan, a local welder and a WHRO Work Like A Girl ambassador. She joined us on Facebook Live and provided great informaiton. Watch the interview.
  • Kelli Gilliam wears many hats — wife, mother, professional welder and beauty pageant competitor. Now she is adding a new hat, that of an author, to introduce young girls to the vast career opportunities that can be found in skilled careers like those within the manufacturing industry.
  • Businesses that offer internships support the future of Hampton Roads by providing youth with meaningful work experiences that can lead to a rewarding career.
  • Offering internships is one way to sustain a strong and competitive workforce, and interns can increase your company's productivity. Learn why internship programs are so valuable for businesses.
  • As a part of American Graduate: Getting to Work, a collaboration between WHRO and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, WHRV has been creating education-based content via “HearSay with Cathy Lewis” and “Educationally Speaking”.
  • On Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, Norfolk Public Schools Berkley Campostella Early Childhood Center (BCECC) celebrated the power of technology to transform the classroom as students received new Apple iPads outfitted with mobile broadband from AT&T.