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Taking a Skills-based Approach to Building the Future Workforce

Our work with the Rework America Alliance highlights how a skills-based approach can help US employers expand talent pools and retain great workers—even through economic…

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These Job-Training Programs Work, and May Show Others the Way

A handful of innovators have developed successful programs to help lift low-income workers into the middle class. Can their model become the norm?  For Amber…

News Release

Zoë Baird to Join Department of Commerce as Senior Counselor to Secretary Gina Raimondo, Steps Down as CEO and President of the Markle Foundation

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has named Markle Foundation CEO and President Zoë Baird as Senior Counselor to the Secretary for…

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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:…

News Release

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…

News Release

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…

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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…

Publication Article

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…

News Release

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….

Publication Article

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…

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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…