Strengthening Communities Through Career Pathways


Headlines paint a picture of a healthy economy as unemployment rates reach historic lows. But that’s not the full story: the tightening labor market is exacerbating economic and skills gaps, particularly in underserved communities. In response, institutions and employers are partnering and using data to close these gaps by better informing training pathways. New, unexpected healthcare training models are forming to create not only healthier talent pipelines, but also healthier communities.

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  1. Explore how employers and institutions are identifying and training talent in underserved communities.
  2. Learn how colleges are rethinking career services and work-based learning to better connect with employers.
  3. Unpack how stackable certificates allow students to start in entry level jobs and then work and learn to advance their career.



Noah Sudow, Senior Vice President, Whiteboard Advisors

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