Speaking Engagements

The Center on Education and the Workforce strives to present core findings and report results through out a wide range of conferences and events. Here is a list of the past events senior staff have participated in:

Mellon Book Launch

September 28, 2016 Nicole Smith spoke at the official book launch of Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The panel of authors and academics spoke about important issues facing our society and the 2016 presidential election.

Credential Transparency

September 19, 2016  Jeff Strohl attended the Credential Transparency Initiative launch event held at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. At the event, the Credentialing Registry panel discussed how the registry could help students.

CHCI Conference

September 14, 2016 Dr. Carnevale was a panelist at the Equality Luncheon of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Conference in Washington, DC. Carnevale and other panelists discussed how organizations use education and training to address the education and skills gaps among Latinos.

Social Innovation Summit

June 7, 2016 CEW’s Director, Anthony Carnevale, served as a speaker on the College Equity Panel at the Social Innovation Summit held in Washington, D.C. The conversation focused on the value of a bachelor’s degree and equity in higher education.

Bloomberg Conference

May 26, 2016 Our Director of Research Jeff Strohl served on a panel at Bloomberg’sThe Workforce of the Futureconference titled Redefining Work: The Changing Nature of Work in America, held in Washington, D.C. Strohl contributed to a conversation on the labor market supply and demand with job training and education.

NALEO Education Convening

May 21, 2016 CEW’s State Initiative Director, Neil Ridley, attended the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Legislative (NALEO) Education Convening. Ridley spoke about two of our publications, Hispanic College Majors and Recovery 2020.

CUNY Annual Policy Lecture

April 5, 2016 Our Director Anthony Carnevale gave a lecture on the evolution of higher education at the City University of New York (CUNY) Annual Policy Lecture.

GW Career Service Council Meeting

March 22, 2016 Our Chief Economist Nicole Smith spoke to George Washington’s Career Service Council and Career Staff about the findings from our Learning While Earning: The New Normal report.

Credentialing Summit

February 17, 2016 Our Director Anthony Carnevale was the keynote speaker discussing the future of credentials at the first-annual Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials hosted by Parchment and Connecting Credentials.

College Readiness Summit

December 8, 2015 Andrew Hanson spoke to a group of state officials affiliated with the National Conference of State Legislatures at their College Readiness Summit about the state of the job market and what states can do to ensure all students are career ready.

2015 Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium

November 8, 2015 Jeff Strohl served as keynote speaker at the Access Group Legal Research Symposium held in Savannah, GA. At the event, he convened with law school deans, administrators, faculty and researchers from across the nation to discuss the most challenging issues facing legal education.

Iowa Governor’s Press Conference

October 5, 2015 Nicole Smith spoke at the Iowa Governor’s Press Conference about our report, Iowa: Education and Workforce Trends Through 2025. She also helped announce Iowa’s new goal to have 70 percent of Iowans obtain education or training beyond high school by 2025.

Survey of Young Workers 2015

July 16, 2015 Andrew Hanson, senior analyst, met with the Federal Reserve for the preparation of the Survey of Young Workers 2015. In today’s labor market, workers are increasingly acting as their own agents of employment, rather than as employees of a particular firm.  As the relationship between employers and workers shifts, employers may be

Webinar: Things to Know When Recruiting, Retaining and Hiring Latino Millennials

June 30, 2015 Dr. Carnevale presented employment and earnings trajectory differences between millennials and older generations during a webinar with the National Council of La Raza. The webinar coincided with La Raza’s new profile on “Latino Millennials and Employment.” The presentation highlighted the employment climate facing Latino millennials during the recession and the recovery, and

University of Nebraska Board Meeting

May 19, 2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds and three members of the Board of Regents met with Dr. Carnevale to discuss “The Economy Goes to College.” During their visit to Washington, D.C., they discussed issues facing higher education with policymakers and leading thinkers. Dr. Carnevale discussed how economic value is created in the workforce,

Do You Need a Bachelor’s Degree to Join the Middle Class? Speaker Series

May 18, 2015 Dr. Carnevale participated in the American Institutes for Research’s speaker series. The series, “Do You Need a Bachelor’s’ to Join the Middle Class?” featured a discussion between Carnevale and VP of American Institutes for Research Mark S. Schneider on education and mobility research. Their discussion explored the value of a college degree by

Hispanic-Serving Institutions and the Viability of a Federal Rating System Panel

March 16, 2015 The Capitol Hill Policy Briefing Series took place March 16th. Dr. Carnevale spoke in the session, “Hispanic-Serving Institutions and the Viability of a Federal Rating System” at the Cannon House Office Building. McDonald’s Graduate Fellow Felix Muniz Jr. moderated a five-person panel. Policymakers and speakers addressed issues concerning the quality of college

Cross Walks III Meeting

February 25, 2015 The Higher Education Act governing federal student aid programs is up for reauthorization. CEW’s Dr. Carnevale met with Secretary of the Dept. of Education, Arne Duncan and 25 higher education leaders came together to discuss issues that are expected to underpin HEA reauthorization and to inform the Department’s primary higher-ed initiatives over

Strategy Labs Featured Champion Video

January 27, 2015 Strategy Labs, a collaborative research website featured Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale as this month’s Champion. The site connects policy makers with states to advance State Policy Agenda to focus on increased educational attainment. In the video Dr. Carnevale analyzes the value of a four year degree and change in the workforce.

Access and Excellence: Bridging the Gap in Higher Education

January 15, 2015 At the Newseum, Arizona State University and Opportunity America hosted the Access and Excellence: Bridging the Gap in Higher Education conference where Dr. Carnevale gave a speech on issues affecting the education system. Policy makers and educational leaders also voiced their opinions on bettering higher education.