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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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