Connecting STEM Programs to Regional Talent Pipeline Development

Advances in automation and artificial intelligence bring dramatic change in the skills required to be successful in tomorrow’s workplace.  STEM skills are increasingly in demand across industries, including health care, financial services, construction and manufacturing.  By extending principles of supply chain management, employers are expanding their role as “end-customers” of education and workforce partnerships. In this session, employers will learn how industry can bring real-world relevance to STEM learning and provide critical feedback to improve the talent supply chain. STEM educators will learn how to connect industry partners and design mutually-beneficial career-based learning experiences, where students apply classroom learning to the world of work. 

Presenters:
Stacey Duchrow, Business & Education Partnerships Manager – Milwaukee7
Susan Koehn, Director Milwaukee7 Talent Partnership
Robyn Ludtke, Talent and Education Manager – Waukesha County Business Alliance

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