If you missed our 13th Annual International Women’s Day Forum, hosted in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, fear not – we are sharing key moments and takeaways here.
March 17, 2023
March 17, 2023
At this very moment, women across the United States are sitting on million-dollar ideas, like a product that fills a niche or a service that solves a unique challenge. And increasingly, women are turning those ideas into entrepreneurship opportunities. Women accounted for 49% of business startups in 2021, a 28% jump from two years earlier.
March 16, 2023
We cannot underestimate the importance of helping women and girls develop financial acumen to position them for success, no matter their life stage or unique journey. It will positively impact our democracy, our economy and our society. To strengthen financial resilience and confidence for women, we must improve their access to financial education and resources. This starts with business taking the responsibility to ensure a more equitable future for all and continuing to make progress in our commitments to build more inclusive workplaces where everyone can advance and thrive.
January 11, 2023
We recently hosted the Talent Forward summit to wrap up our Fast Forward programming in 2022. Leaders from business, government, nonprofits, and education shared their insights and predictions about the future of talent.
November 28, 2022
Research suggests that 1 in 4 children in the U.S. has a vision problem—an estimated 12.1 million children. As we look to end the social impact of poor vision, we must advocate for higher level changes at the government and private sector levels. It’s clear that with so many larger societal issues linked to poor vision – like education, poverty, good health, and even gender equity – vision is a cause we must address if we are to create resilient societies.
November 21, 2022
Let’s start by examining closely our workforce today and why we don’t have an inclusive and diverse tech workforce:
November 15, 2022
Business owners and leaders play a vital role in encouraging employees to get the flu vaccine. Here are answers to 4 frequently asked questions about the tripledemic.
October 21, 2022
On October 4, we convened business leaders, innovators, and experts for forward-looking discussions on the future of global health. We tackled big questions including: What will global health look like in 2050? What is the role of the private sector in driving innovation?
October 17, 2022
At a time when we need to address STEM labor shortages, we cannot afford to leave segments of our population behind. The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports a strategy to address these issues through the newly funded Community College Presidents’ Initiative in STEM Education. Community colleges, serving the most diverse student body in higher education, are fertile ground for effective diversification of the STEM workforce. 51% of community college students taking college credit classes are students of color.
September 28, 2022
In recent years, the American public and businesses of all sizes have been battling more than just COVID-19. The mental health crisis continues to impact the lives of millions of Americans. U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P.