Presented by Guild Education

Closing the Opportunity Gap: Working Adult Learners

Mar 7, 2022

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not - yet. For too long higher education has been accessible to and designed for one type of learner. It is time to reexamine who our students are, and build a system to catalyze their success. In this session, we will delve into the 88M working adults in need of upskilling to compete in the future of work. Within this group, people of color and individuals from low income households are over represented. Let’s innovate so they too can thrive.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Geleana Alston
Geleana Alston

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

photo of Thomas Cavanagh
Thomas Cavanagh

University of Central Florida

photo of Geoff Watson
Geoff Watson

Guild Education

photo of Craig Wilson
Craig Wilson

University of Arizona

Online Availabilty

This event will be available online

This event is currently available on demand.
Video On Demand for this event began on Tuesday, March 8th 2022 at 10:00am CT.

About
Format:
Type:
Focus Area: