Virtual

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 1:00 PM ~ 2:30 PM ET

Apprenticeships in technological occupations have grown in recent years across various industry sectors, such as IT, health care, and advanced manufacturing. As part of the Apprenticeship Expansion and Modernization Fund project, the Urban Institute and its partners are supporting employers nationwide in expanding registered apprenticeships in tech positions. 

 

Description

This virtual event will include panelists representing employers, community organizations, and postsecondary institutions, who will discuss how they are recruiting diverse candidates into IT apprenticeships, cultivating inclusive workplaces and classrooms, and ensuring equitable outcomes for apprentices from communities that are underrepresented in tech fields.

 

Moderator(s)

Daniel Kuehn, Senior Research Associate, Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute

 

Presenter(s)

Nicole Brown, Senior Principal IT Security Consultant, Carter Enterprise Solutions

Sierra Butcher, Cyber Security Analyst, Fiserv

Diana Elliott, Principal Research Associate, Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population, Urban Institute

Girish Seshagiri, Immediate Past Cochair, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Apprenticeship Working Group

Heather Terenzio, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Techtonic

Michael Ward Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Austin Urban Technology Movement