The future of work. The future of learning. How do we transform these systems to ensure there will be a skilled workforce ready for the jobs in our changing economy? We examine the worlds of work and learning with experts in workforce, business, technology, education, and policy. Get ready to be inspired, make new connections, explore fresh ideas, and find solutions that will ensure the economy of tomorrow offers opportunity for advancement for everyone.
Lively Discussions and Bold Ideas
Here’s a look at some compelling moments from our 2018 summit, when we imagined a vision for economic advancement. Check back soon as we add fresh insights from leaders driving change in business, education, and workforce.
Fewer Chutes, More Ladders: Make Economic Mobility a Fair Game
Horizons speaker Richard Reeves says there’s a type of inequality that’s not normally talked about and must be addressed in designing a future that works.
5 Highlights from 2018 Horizons
Our 2018 Horizons summit was alive with talk about how to prepare for the future of work. Expect the same at our 2020 event. Here are five examples of the type of inspiring initiatives you’ll learn about.
CEO to CEO: Maria Flynn Interviews John Battelle
Horizons attracts innovative thinkers from all sectors—commercial entrepreneurs and investors mix with educators, policymakers, and nonprofit leaders. In 2018, NewCo CEO John Battelle joined us for cross-sector dialogue. Here, he shares ideas with JFF CEO Maria Flynn.
JFFLabs Looks to Bridge New Economy, Workforce Systems
Early in 2018, JFF launched JFFLabs, hoping to tap new ideas about work and learning within the innovation economy. JFFLabs made a splash at the 2018 Horizons summit, announcing the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge. This reprint of a spring 2018 article from Employment & Training Reporter presents JFF CEO Maria Flynn’s vision for JFFLabs.
Scenes from the Stage
Horizons 2018 Pictures
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