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MetroHealth hosting first virtual transgender job fair on April 19

Posted at 1:53 PM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-16 13:53:27-04

CLEVELAND — MetroHealth Medical Center is hosting its first virtual transgender job fair. It’s the sixth year the hospital has held the event to match jobseekers with employers who “value inclusion, diversity and safety, according to a news release.

The virtual job fair will be held on Monday, April 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.

In addition to employers like Tri-C, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and PNC Bank that are hiring the fair will still include:

  • Resources, workshops and breakout sessions to help with career development, job placement and online application tips.
  • Social and professional networking.
  • Keynote speakers Ashley Fahey, who’s currently serving as Sustainability Principal for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and recently served as President of the Goodyear Pride Network and
  • Primary care physician Laura Mintz, MD, PhD, who focuses her clinical and research work on the health of LGBTQIA+ communities and transitions of care for sex and gender minority (SGM) persons.

“We know that health doesn’t stay within the four walls of a hospital. Having a stable job can address some of the social determinants of health, including financial stability, insurance to meet healthcare needs and a sense of social belonging,” MetroHealth said.

Anyone interested in attending should register online to receive a zoom link. Click here to register.

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