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SXSW EDU 2021

Female Leaders Who Are Closing the Opportunity Gap

In the wake of the COVID-19 recession, 40 million Americans have lost jobs that may never return as automation infiltrates roles that were previously held by blue collar workers. And while women are dropping out of the workforce in astounding numbers, these three female executives are implementing forward-thinking programs to help workers adapt and drive a more equitable recovery.

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  1. Meet female executives who are driving economic recovery efforts through targeted workforce development initiatives
  2. Hear their approach to employer-funded education, including measurement, diversity considerations, and targeted outcomes
  3. Learn about the role of employer-backed tuition programs in the future of work

Speakers

  • KimArie Yowell, Chief Learning Officer, Rock Central
  • Lorraine Stomski, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Leadership and Learning, Walmart
  • Rachel Carlson, co-founder and CEO, Guild Education

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Carlos Zavala, Senior Associate, Whiteboard Advisors

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