World of Work (WOW) 2022

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The WOW Youth Expo brings awareness to all that West Central Texas has to offer!

The purpose of this event is to expose, educate, and engage 9th through 12th-grade grade students with employers and organizations as well as post-secondary schools in the region. This year we are back to full in-person exhibits that will feature engaging booths for Career Exploration from Employers, Workforce Readiness Activities, Mock Interviews, Support Services, and Interactive Booths such as our Virtual Reality and more!

2022 Event Details

This year's event is back to Full Capacity!

When

Tuesday, September 13th


Where

Abilene Convention Center

1100 N 6th Street

Abilene, TX 79601

Exhibits & Booths!

  • Career Exploration with Employers 

  • Workforce Readiness Activities 

  • Support Services

  • Mock Interviews

  • Interactive Booths

  • Outdoor Displays

Featured Keynote

Jessie Funk, MSW

Unshakable Emotional Intelligence & Critical Thinking Skills

Jessie Funk has been teaching and mentoring students for over a decade. She holds a leadership certification from the University of Notre Dame, is a certified life coach, holds a B.S. Degree in Psychology, as well as a Masters in social work. Jessie is a former leadership facilitator for Franklin Covey and has also been a professional youth speaker for 18 years, speaking to over one million teens in high schools and leadership conferences all over the country. Jessie takes a research-based approach to teach the importance of making good choices. She gives students four proven tools that can take their lives from average to extraordinary. She does all this while sharing personal, hilarious stories and dynamic pop music. Read more about Jesse here or watch the demo video provided below!

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Email our Career Education Team!

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