Check out conversations from thought leaders and executives on female leadership and activism, along with discussions on everyday issues that many women face, such as navigating work while seeking eldercare and childcare support, as well as experiencing full inclusion and equity in the workplace.
May 25, 2022
Cheryl Oldham, senior vice president at the Center for Education and Workforce (CEW), recently testified with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Artificial Intelligence Commission on Competitiveness, Inclusion, and Innovation (AI Commission) on specific efforts that the U.S. Chamber Foundation has initiated as the country prepares students for the workforce and provides opportunities for others to reskill, with a particular focus on healthcare.
May 25, 2022
As a part of the TPM Spring Summit last week, the Chamber Foundation hosted an opportunities panel to hear from speakers on how they harnessed talent in their regions by prioritizing opportunity populations to deliver critical support in their communities.
May 25, 2022
Thomas Paden, President of the Canton Chamber of Commerce, is focused on developing career pathways for high school students in the community through Future Fit, a four-step program that offers opportunities in business, healthcare, hospitality, or trade.
April 4, 2022
Offering English language training to help develop bilingual employees offers clear, measurable benefits to companies—ones that affect bottom line, ROI, and performance. Katie Brown, Founder and CEO of Engen, explores five unexpected ways your organization will benefit by enabling your workforce with English skills.
March 31, 2022
March 25, 2022
Mentorship and sponsorships offer critical support Black women and underrepresented individuals. Vanessa Okwuraiwe, principal at Edward Jones, outlines how companies can help build this critical network and foster an inclusive environment for all.
March 22, 2022
Carol Juel, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Operating Officer of Synchrony, outlines tangible solutions for businesses trying to stop the exodus of women leaving the workplace.
March 21, 2022
Harlem Cycle, a boutique indoor cycling studio based in New York City, was founded on the belief that everyone should have equal access to wellness. This past year, the spin studio was awarded a $5,000 grant by the Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) to support this growing community of riders.
March 1, 2022
Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and The Education Trust released the report "Equity in Childcare is Everyone's Business," which examines the importance of addressing the negative impacts of sexism and racism on the childcare industry and proposes ways in which state and local chambers, in partnership with child care providers, can address those issues while supporting children and families.
February 18, 2022
On Feb. 15, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions invited four witnesses to share the successes and challenges for bridging the gap between skilled workers and in-demand jobs.