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Mentorship Program Launched by Mission EDC

Mentorship Program addresses need for creative professional development Mission EDC has launched a new mentorship program, the Expert-in-Residence initiative, to address growing need of creative professional development and to connect Mission residents to experts in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math. The program will encompass a temporary residency for a distinguished professional in the STEAM fields, a leadership program for young women and a series of idea…

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Mission EDC Portal opens global economic windows

Portals bring the world to Mission Opening on Feb. 17 at the Center for Education and Economic Development is a window to the world for people in the RGV. The Mission Economic Development Corporation and Shared_Studios are bringing in the global public art initiative Portals to Mission. This allows participants to “come face-to-face with a stranger in an identical Portal located in a different part of the world, but can converse…

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Mission EDC’s Cristina Garza featured in CityLab

Cristina Garza

Garza talks on educating workforce Mission EDC’s Program Director Cristina Garza is featured in an interview with CityLab, a stand-alone site of The Atlantic, which is described as exploring and explaining “the most innovative ideas and pressing issues facing today’s global cities and neighborhoods.” Garza’s interview is part of CityLab’s new series, “City Makers: Getting to work – What’s next in workforce development?” Read about how Mission EDC is educating the local…

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