At a GlanceThis year, we’re back at ASU+GSV in San Diego, and can’t wait to see you there. You’ll hear from JFF leaders, meet and greet innovators and experts across workforce and education, and join us for a special reception for JFF’s friends and supporters.
JFF is back at ASU+GSV!
At Jobs for the Future (JFF), we’re looking forward to an inspiring three days of learning and networking at the ASU+GSV Summit in San Diego, April 17-19!
As an ASU+GSV sponsor, we’re excited about the opportunity to reconnect with longtime partners and supporters and forge new alliances with innovators and leaders from across the learn and work ecosystem. Let’s join together in imagining a new era in which all people have equal access to the future.
Our president and CEO, Maria Flynn, will moderate a panel discussion about skills-based hiring on the opening day of the summit, and several JFF experts will participate in presentations throughout the three-day event.
We want to hear from you. Click here to request a meeting with JFF at the ASU+GSV Summit.
Here’s the full list of ASU+GSV sessions featuring members of the JFF team:
Monday, April 17
Maria Flynn, President and CEO, JFF: Skills-Based Hiring: More Rhetoric or a New Reality?
Bringing the Metaverse to Higher Education
Kristina Francis, Executive Director, JFFLabs and panelist Dr. Muhsinah Lateefah Morri, Metaversity Director, Morehouse College; Monica Arés, Founder, Th3 Third Door; Josh Reibel, CEO, Dreamscape Learn and Jim Chilton, CTO, Cengage Group explored the ways in which virtual worlds and immersive technologies can be used to enhance outcomes and research in higher education.
Tuesday, April 18
Meena Naik, Director, JFF: What Else Do You Got? When the Degree Isn’t the Standard Anymore
Wednesday, April 19
Virtual Internships: Scaling Access to Real-world Learning
Sabari Raja, Managing Partner, JFF Ventures; Julie Lammers, Senior VP, Advocacy and Corporate Social Responsibility, American Student Assistance; Jason Tyszko, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation; Prue Clifford, Executive Director Work-Based Learning Alliance; and Jodi McPherson, CEO/Co-Founder, Work Simplr discussed how technology-enabled programs are providing more young people with access to real-world learning and changing the way we think about work-based learning opportunities for high school learners.
Blockchain Credentialing and Learner Employment Records
Key Digital Wallet experts Sharon Leu, Executive in Residence, JFF; Chris Purifoy, CEO, Learning Economy Foundation; Matthew Pittinsky, CEO, Parchment; Danny King, CEO/Co-Founder, Accredible; and Philipp Schmidt, CTO, The Center for Reimagining Learning provided accessible and action-oriented education about the power of putting learners at the center of their learning journeys with credentials and wallets.
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