On August 29, we teamed up with Citizen 7 Indy for another Burst Event on the topic of “Brain Gain” and how our community can work together to both provide and spread awareness about opportunities in Indianapolis for workforce development. Nearly 200 leaders from around the city joined us at INDUSTRY for an insightful panel discussion that explored both the great progress that has been made and the challenges we still face within our city’s educational system.
Blair Milo – Secretary, Indiana Office of Career Connections & Talent
Fred Payne – Commissioner, Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Jason Kloth – CEO, Ascend Indiana
Mike Langellier – CEO, TechPoint
Bill Stephan, Vice President for Engagement at Indiana University, served as the panel moderator.
You can check out the highlights in the recap video, or watch the full panel discussion below.
Good intentions are not missing, but rather a structure for employers and higher education to collaborate on workforce development, according to @KlothJason, CEO of @AscendIndiana.@EDGEMentoring @Citizen7Indy #EDGEBurst pic.twitter.com/B75I20FdFC
— Citizen 7 (@Citizen7Indy) August 29, 2019
— Fred Payne (@CommissnrPayne) August 29, 2019
— EDGE Mentoring (@EDGEMentoring) August 29, 2019
— Ascend Indiana (@AscendIndiana) August 29, 2019
Such an awesome experience today listening to how Indiana and @WorkforceIND are partnering and developing the future workforce in Indiana. Thank you @CommissnrPayne and @KlothJason @EDGEMentoring #edgeburst https://t.co/0YaRk4nYMv
— Alyssa Van Vactor (@AlyssaVactor) August 29, 2019
Very positive relationships are growing and opportunities are taking place w/ higher education. Continued conversation between business and education is important to providing students w/ the necessary opportunities to earn credentials needed for successful careers. #EDGEBurst pic.twitter.com/YAWDHVsh6O
— Indiana Career Connections and Talent (@IndianaCCT) August 29, 2019
Full Panel Discussion