The Grand Challenge of Reskilling America

Mar 7, 2022

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

The enormous challenges we face related to the future of work have been heightened by the pandemic and rising inequities. This talk will focus on how the Future of Work Grand Challenge—a multi-million dollar initiative powered by New Profit, XPRIZE, MIT Solve, and JFF—aims to close this gap by reskilling 25K displaced workers into higher-wage jobs in 24 months. Experts will share insights into how tech entrepreneurs and employers can collaborate to reskill the american workforce at scale.

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Kristina Francis

Jobs for the Future

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Angela Jackson

Future Forward

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Abby Marquand

New Profit