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Elizabeth Spivak

Photo: Elizabeth Spivak
'13
Buffalo, NY
Everywoman Opportunity Center
  • Conducted research on facts/statistics on women and the displaced homemaker program.
  • Worked with and shadowed career counselor.
  • Reviewed and assisted Everywoman participants with: Cover letters, Resumes, Computer skills, Interviewing techniques, Job searches, Job applications, Professional image.
  • Taught basic computer skills to Everywoman participants. 
  • Sorted professional clothes closet and took Everywoman participants to professional clothes closet.
  • Attended Western New York Women’s Fund’s “What She’s Made Of” event, featuring Jennifer Buffett of the NoVo Foundation.
  • Assisted participants at Greater Buffalo Works program.
  • Conducted research on facts/statistics on women and the displaced homemaker program.
  • Attended meeting with company doing a clothing drive for the Everywoman Opportunity Center

"This has been such a great experience. I really felt like I fit very well with the Everywoman Opportunity Center and I have learned so much from all the High Roaders and those in the PPG office. I have met so many great people here and seen some truly inspiring work. I have learned so much and will truly miss it and all of you!"

"Professionally, Elizabeth was an extra set of enthusiastic hands to guide our job seekers toward their goal of employment. Personally, she was a joy to have with us—a perfect match."

Ivy Diggs-Washington,

EWOC

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2011