Viridis Learning Employment Pathway Innovation Conference | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Viridis Learning Employment Pathway Innovation Conference

Type: Panel Discussion

Date: Sep 22 2015

Venue: New York, New York


Skill Development for a Global Workforce

This panel will consider how to equip the world’s population with the kinds of skills competencies needed to produce sustainable economic growth in the 21st Century. What lessons can the U.S. education system learn from global trends in workforce development, and what lessons can the American system share with the world? Markle Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Robert Khedouri shares American examples on how new technologies and partnerships can be used to better support jobseekers, employers, and educational providers.

Panelists:
Robert Khedouri, Markle Foundation
Vicente Fox, former President, Mexico
José Figueres, former President, Costa Rica
Sir James Mancham, founding President, Seychelles