Nov 30, 2022
Join the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity on November 30 for this conversational webinar at 2 p.m. (ET). The event will discuss how shifting to skills-based practices could help employers find talent in a tight labor market. Our guest speakers are Katie Kirkpatrick, president and chief executive officer of the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC); Bridgette Gray, chief executive officer and cofounder of Opportunity@Work; and Ashley Black, managing director of global equity strategies at Delta Air Lines. Discover how skills-based practices might expand talent pools and improve diversity.
Oct 18, 2022
Join Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic and Community and Economic Development principal adviser Sarah Miller on October 18 as they kick off the first day of this virtual event cohosted with WorkRise Network. The event will explore strategies for supporting economic mobility in the labor force.
Aug 09, 2022
Inability to secure capital to improve worker skills or expand training programs can prevent growth in a local economy. Nisha Sutaria, left, director of programs and impact at the Community Development Bankers Association; Tim Cerebe, vice president of financial wellness programs at Freedom First Credit Union; and Donna Nuccio, vice president of New Market Tax Credit Investing at New Markets Support Company, discuss their experiences working with workforce developers and key components of successful relationships.
Mar 31, 2022
Join the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity on March 31 at 1 p.m. (ET) for this conversational webinar. The event will discuss how an expanded understanding of green jobs could improve strategies for skill development and boost local economies. Our guest speakers are Paula DiPerna, special adviser to CDP North America; Betony Jones, senior adviser for workforce at the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; and Peggy Brannigan, director of global environmental sustainability at LinkedIn. Discover how an expanded understanding of green jobs could improve strategies for skill development and implementation in local economies. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the event.
Mar 31, 2022
The United Nations describes a green economy as "low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive." Betony Jones, senior adviser for workforce at the US Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Paula DiPerna, special adviser to CDP North America, and Peggy Brannigan, director of global environmental sustainability at LinkedIn, discuss how the green economy includes roles throughout the economy at large, including the energy industry and companies with products that are substitutes for high-emission products.
Jan 12, 2022
Join the discussion at 1 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, January 12, on roles and skills needed in the green economy.