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Gary A. Officer Ignites Action at Equity Summit 2023: Unlock the Future of Work
At Equity Summit 2023, our President & CEO, Gary A. Officer, delivered a compelling opening speech addressing the complexities of the nation's labor economy. He urged a shift from correlation to causation in understanding the challenges faced by vulnerable segments of the workforce, emphasizing those aging into vulnerability, underrepresentation in corporate leadership, and a disproportionate likelihood of unemployment.
Lowe’s to Receive The Center for Workforce Inclusion 2023 Workforce Equity Award
The Center for Workforce Inclusion (Center) is thrilled to announce the recipient of their 2023 Workforce Equity Award – Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe’s). The Center selected Lowe's for this prestigious award due to its tangible and comprehensive commitment to workforce equity, including diversifying its management team and board of directors, overhauling hiring and promotional standards, and fostering transparent and inclusive decision-making.
U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04), Joins Equity Summit 2023 as a Featured Speaker
We're excited to share that U.S. Congressman Steve Horsford (D-NV-04), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, is confirmed as a speaker at Equity Summit 2023. Congressman Horsford will join us for a fireside chat, adding his valuable insights to this important event focusing on economic equity and workforce justice.
Older workers & A.I. – The Pulse WHYY
More than a million U.S. workers over 60 years old lost their jobs during the pandemic. Most furloughed workers went back to work, but older adults are getting left behind.
Governor Wes Moore’s Fireside Chat at Equity Summit 2023: A Must-Watch Discussion for Equity Advocates
Governor Wes Moore and Gary A. Officer's timely conversation addresses pressing challenges like economic disparities and racial injustice. Their discussion is an inclusive and diverse call to action, offering tangible insights drawn from their experiences
Announcing Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su at the Equity Summit 2023
We're excited to share that Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su is confirmed as a speaker at Equity Summit 2023. Secretary Su will share findings from the administration's report card on labor and workforce inclusion.
Join Us for a Vital Discussion on AI and Older Workers at the 2023 Equity Summit
We're excited to invite you to the 2023 Equity Summit, where we're putting the hottest workforce issues center stage. Among the engaging panel discussions, one standout topic is 'Implications of AI for Older Workers', a theme that's at the forefront of today's discussions, moderated by Ramona Schindelheim. Artificial intelligence has transformed the nature of work. But its full potential has yet to be realized. In this session, our experts discuss how generative AI can dismantle barriers, empower nontraditional job seekers, and create opportunities to build a more inclusive workplace.