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News & Events

Recent news items, media releases and events related to Markle's activities are included on the list below.

New Initiative Looks to Use Tech to Help Job Seekers, Small Businesses

September 26, 2014

President Bill Clinton announced the new program – called Rework America, the Markle Economic Future Initiative – at a conference held by Clinton Global Initiative.

Categories: General Markle    Tags: Economic Security

New $50 Million Initiative Aims to Help Small Businesses Grow

September 25, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton announced the creation of Rework America, a new program aimed at helping entrepreneurs and jobseekers get the skills and resources they need to navigate “today’s networked world.”

Categories: National Security    Tags: Economic Security

REWORK AMERICA—Markle Economic Future Initiative

September 24, 2014

President Bill Clinton announced REWORK AMERICA, the Markle Economic Future Initiative’s CGI Commitment to Action.

Categories: General Markle    Tags: Economic Security

Clinton Global Initiative 2014 Annual Meeting

September 4, 2014

President Bill Clinton announced REWORK AMERICA, the Markle Economic Future Initiative's commitment to expand opportunities for all Americans in a networked world.

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Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter Joins Markle Foundation

September 3, 2014
NEW YORK, NY - Markle President Zoe Baird today announced the appointment of former Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton B. Carter as Senior ...
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Philip Zelikow Joins Markle Foundation as Visiting Managing Director

August 27, 2014
NEW YORK, NY - The Markle Foundation today announced that Philip Zelikow has joined the organization as Visiting Managing Director.  ...
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Techonomy Detroit

July 11, 2014

At Techonomy Detroit, Markle joins other leaders and thinkers from business, technology, and government to share views on how to move the U.S. and the world into an urbanized, technologized, inclusive future.

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Aspen Ideas Festival 2014

May 12, 2014

As the forces of globalization and technology transform the nature of work long considered the bedrock of economic stability in the U.S., more than half of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. As more people feel left out, left behind, and worried about the future, there’s an urgent need to reverse course. At the Aspen Ideas Festival Markle President Zoë Baird and members of the Economic Future Initiative discussed the need to rekindle faith in the American Dream and introduced several key innovations that can enable Americans to flourish in today’s global networked economy.

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MIT and the Digital Economy: The Second Machine Age

March 20, 2014

Zoë Baird will participate in a panel discussion at the MIT and the Digital Economy.

Committee for Economic Development Fall Policy Conference

November 20, 2013

Zoë Baird will participate in a panel discussion at the CED Fall Policy Conference.

Categories: General Markle