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The rapid increase in consumer awareness of plastic pollution has given way to a movement to ban or replace many consumer items that are made from plastic. We are seeing this everywhere—politics, media, and consumer preference trends.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 8.6 million STEM jobs in May 2015, with the highest jobs in software development, user support, and systems analysts. Despite the high number of jobs, the lack of skilled workers in the labor force allow these positions to go unfilled. To make matters worse, the existing STEM workforce lacks diversity among women and minorities, not representing the emerging workforce of women and underrepresented groups.
Nominations Now Open to Honor Technologies and Innovations Driving Positive Social Impact
When TwentyTables founder Alex Cohen started his socially-driven community of food, he knew he wouldn’t have to look to Silicon Valley. Alex started his company in his own backyard.
At Talent Forward 2019, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's national workforce conference, we will explore how we define leadership at the intersection of work, education, and tech. How can we create the right environment to support the development of new partnerships and encourage change that is disruptive without being destructive? And once we're there, what does success look like? Join us with experts from across industries to discuss these questions and more.