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Taking action to expand access to free digital skills training

Seeing the sharp demand for digital skills, accelerated by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, nonprofit Generation USA partnered with Verizon last year with a...

Making career navigation more transparent and more accessible

My guest this week on the Work in Progress podcast is Maria Flynn, the president and CEO of JFF, a nonprofit working to accelerate...

#WhatsWorking: How to build a more just and equitable economy, the...

Thought leaders in education, business, workforce development, training programs, and more gathered on Thursday for a Twitter Chat to share their strategies as Americans...

JFF Horizons: The time for change is now

JFF recently wrapped its four-day conference Horizons: Designing a Future That Works. The virtual event brought together thought leaders and innovators from the private,...

Avis Proctor on in-demand fields

Avis Proctor Ed.D. is president of Harper College, a community college serving more than 35,000 students annually in the Chicago area. She says her college...

Jonathan Finkelstein on recognizing skills and experience

Jonathan Finkelstein is the CEO of Credly which “empowers organizations to officially recognize individuals for demonstrated competencies and skills. Our mission is to connect...

Beth Cobert on changes in the underlying systems

Beth Cobert is CEO at Skillful (A Markle Initiative) which “focuses on empowering Americans to succeed in the digital economy by elevating labor market...

Chok Ooi on striving for diversity and inclusion

Chok Ooi is co-founder & CEO at Kenzie Academy. Kenzie offers on-campus or online programs for 6-to-12 months. Using an income share agreement, the...

Celeste Richie on not returning to “normal”

Celeste Richie is vice president of workforce development for Results for America. The organization works with all levels of government “to harness the power...

Hector Mujica on giving equal access to the marginalized

Hector Mujica is the jobs and skilling lead for Google.org. The organization states, “We bring the best of Google to help solve some of...