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Aspen Security Forum 2022

Markle CEO and President Zoë Baird presented at the Aspen Security Forum on a panel titled, Global Economy: Recovery or Recession Bound? Other panelists included:…

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The Rework America Alliance Expands to Five New Cities to Help Millions of Workers Move into Good Jobs

Philanthropic Investment from JPMorgan Chase Enables Expansion to Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Philadelphia. New York, NY – June 7, 2022.  Today, the…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints Markle Foundation CEO and President Zoë Baird to National AI Advisory Committee

New York, NY – April 14, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the appointment of Markle Foundation CEO and President Zoë Baird…

In The News

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Commends Executive Order Focused on Skills-Based Hiring Practices

(DENVER) — The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) celebrates Gov. Jared Polis’ efforts to attract new talent to the state’s workforce by focusing…

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Testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives: “Our Changing Economy: The Economic Effects of Technological Innovation, Automation and the Future of Work”

The Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth will hold a hearing entitled “Our Changing Economy: The Economic Effects of Technological Innovation, Automation…

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Jana Mila Juginovic joins Markle Foundation as Chief Communications Officer and Senior Advisor

New York, NY – Markle Foundation CEO and President Zoë Baird announced the appointment of Jana Mila Juginovic as Markle’s Chief Communications Officer and Senior Advisor….

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Rework America Alliance Local Partnerships

Local regions and organizations partnering with the Rework America Alliance The Markle Foundation’s Rework America Alliance, a unique coalition of civil rights groups, nonprofits, private sector…

In The News

A 4-Year Degree Isn’t Quite the Job Requirement It Used to Be

Work force experts see removing the four-year college degree filter for some jobs as key to increasing diversity and reducing inequality. Workers, they say, should…

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Don’t Make the Mistake of Assuming Essential Frontline Workers Are Unskilled

Workers most threatened by the pandemic deserve training for higher-paying careers, but colleges can’t ignore skills learned on the job. As tough as this pandemic…

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Skills, Not Schools. It Took a Pandemic and BLM to Get Employers Looking at New Ways to Hire

“Skills, not schools” might not be the best-known motto of our times, but it’s increasingly popular among employers. A growing number are willing to consider…

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The Labor Market Is Upside Down. Here’s What CEOs Can Do About It

As the managing partner for McKinsey in North America, I talk to CEOs every week, and I keep hearing the same thing across all industries…

In The News

Toward a New Technology Policy Centered on Good Jobs

Job disruption as a result of automation and new technologies accelerated dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, it is clearer than ever that…