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Supermodel Karlie Kloss Launches Coding Camps to Teach Girls ‘Superpower’ Skill

Supermodel and self-proclaimed nerd Karlie Kloss gets it: every industry is being transformed by tech, and the secret language used to do that is code. To...

A Conversation with Melody Barnes on Closing the Skills Gap

Since the Great Recession, the economy has rebounded and the unemployment rate has fallen from a high of 10 percent to 4.8 percent, which...

Why Ohio Communities Are Betting Big on Transforming Higher Education

As the nature of work continues to change with advancements in technology, so are the expectations of educators to prepare students for the jobs of...

LA Company Transitions Workers Into Tech Careers

For the last 10 years Tiffany Estrella has been grinding away in the fashion industry. Her career has taken her from the Dominican Republic...

Creating Workforce-Development Programs That Work for Everyone

By Martha Laboissiere and Mona Mourshed “The land of opportunity” — that is the promise of the United States. And one of the reasons the...

Building the New American Economy: Trump vs. Sachs

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump held a listening session at the White House with representatives from the retail industry which employs millions of people. To...

A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

By Ali Jaffer and Mona Mourshed The United States has thousands of workforce development and training programs, run by the public, social, and private sectors....

Rewiring the Labor Market

Imagine a country where all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential. That's the goal of the nonprofit social enterprise Opportunity@Work. Created...

Why CEOs Are Looking at Third-Graders to Help Solve the Skills...

U.S. companies are experiencing a very real “skills gap.” More than 90 percent of Business Roundtable CEOs report that "current skills shortages present a problem...

Education Pathway Solutions Start With Divergent Thinking

When we posted a link to our story, Latest Jobs Report: On the Rise, But Many Workers Being Left Behind, on our Facebook page, a Facebook...