Gary Officer, President & CEO of Senior Service America, will participate in a panel discussion at the SxSW EDU Conference on Thursday, March 7th. The panel, Rethinking Education as We Live and Work Longer, will be moderated by WorkingNation Editor-in-Chief Ramona Schindelheim and will discuss the opportunities and challenges of the greying of the American workforce. Also participating in the panel will be Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation, and Jane Oates, a former Labor Department official and current President of WorkingNation.
As the skills needed for new jobs being created by new technology evolve, we need to think about how we prepare older workers to take advantage of the changes. How do we tap into this talent pool and educate them for meaningful, purpose-driven jobs — for their benefit and the benefit of society?