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Otis Rolley on funding that leads to economic mobility and security

Working to help vulnerable families—particularly, low-wage workers—is a focus of the US Equity and Economic Opportunity Initiative at The Rockefeller Foundation. Otis Rolley, senior...

Barbara Humpton on empowering and retaining workers by making upskilling available

Workforce development is at the core of Siemens USA's identity, according to Barbara Humpton, the company's president and CEO. “Companies are more than dollars,...

Pete Stavros on giving employees more ownership in a company and...

“We all know what needs to happen, which is to diversify the workforce up and down the chain across all functions,” says Pete Stavros,...

Michael Klowden on accelerated change in the way we look at...

Workforce development has always been an important issue, particularly over the last 10 years, says Michael Klowden, CEO of the Milken Institute. He notes...

Melissa Bradley on providing access to capital and mentorship to New...

1863 Ventures was created two years ago to support what founder and general partner Melissa Bradley calls the New Majority, Black and brown entrepreneurs...

Aniket Shah on how businesses embracing social change and sustainability will...

Addressing issues related to climate change is leading to a major investment boom and job creation, according to Aniket Shah, managing director and global...

Robert Blaine on data-informed change and eliminating disparities

“We represent over 19,000 cities, towns, and villages across the United States. We work together with those communities to provide technical assistance on various...

Paul Irving on the advantages of creating a multigenerational workforce

The pandemic has exacerbated the impact of age bias, according to Paul Irving, chairman at the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging....

Daphne Kis on using technology to lift up talent around the...

Making educational opportunity global is at the heart of the mission of nonprofit WorldQuant University. “Our goal is to leverage technology to bring access...

Tracy Gray on creating quality jobs by investing in women-owned manufacturing...

"Our mission is to create clean, quality jobs in underserved communities, low-and-moderate income communities, and to grow generational wealth for women and people of...