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Port Houston Commits to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on June 10, 2021 at 5:45 PM

Written by: Carolyn Ashley, Director of Employee Development & Engagement at Port Houston, and Caitlin Perry, Internal Communications Specialist at Port Houston.

As an international port in the most diverse city in the U.S., Port Houston has a duty to promote diversity, equity and inclusion as an employer, community partner and regional leader. Port Houston recently formalized its commitment by officially adopting a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Position Statement:

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Topics: workforce, tribute, careers, people

Port Houston Hosts National Maritime Workforce Conference

Posted by Port Houston on June 12, 2018 at 5:13 PM
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Topics: ports, Houston, education, workforce, Texas

Spring Port University Opens Doors For Small Businesses

Posted by Port Houston on May 8, 2018 at 12:58 PM

Port Houston held its semi-annual Port University workshop during the month of April. Port University, a four-week training course, is an outreach program designed to educate small businesses about procurement opportunities at the port. The workshops are presented in collaboration with the University of Houston Small Business Development Center.

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Topics: ports, Houston, workforce, procurement, small business

Port Small Business Efforts on Spotlight At Chamber Event

Posted by Port Houston on December 14, 2017 at 7:59 AM

 

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, workforce, business development

Port Houston's Small Business Advisory Council Meets; Building Partnerships

Posted by Port Houston on November 9, 2017 at 1:09 PM

Port Houston held its quarterly Small Business Advisory Council meeting recently, with Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Gilda Ramirez and staff providing an update on port small business engagement activities and events.

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Topics: small businesses, leadership, workforce, governance, procurement

Port Houston’s Small Business Team Helping Houston Get Back to Business

Posted by Port Houston on September 15, 2017 at 1:09 PM

Hurricane Harvey took a toll on many Texans as flooding affected homes and businesses and brought a demand for various recovery related services.

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Topics: small businesses, community, disaster, recovery, workforce

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