U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Foundation To Convene Business, Education And Government Leaders To Address America’s Workforce Shortage

The conference’s virtual conversations will focus on practical solutions for getting Americans back to work and helping employers fill open jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 26, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host Talent Forward 2021, the capstone event in its Talent Forward virtual series, to examine employer leadership in closing the people-jobs gap, building new pathways for discovering and upskilling employees, and driving innovative strategies that invest in people. This event will bring together leaders from business, education, and government to discuss how people-focused solutions can address the workforce shortage crisis and fuel America’s economic recovery.

More information about the event is available here.

WHO: Martin Walsh, U.S. Secretary of Labor

Eric Holcomb, Governor of Indiana

Barbara Humpton, President & CEO, Siemens Corporation

Suzanne Clark, President & CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), U.S. Congressman

Bill Cassidy (R-LA), U.S. Senator

Mike Rowe, CEO, mikeroweWORKS Foundation

Kristof Terryn, CEO, Zurich North America

Chris Sharkey, President of Community Engagement, Corning Incorporated

Ardine Williams, Vice President of Workforce Development, Amazon

Lydia Logan, Vice President of Global Education and Workforce, IBM

Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building Trades Unions

Judaline Cassidy, Founder, Tools & Tiaras

Christopher Griffin, President & CEO, USG

Alessandra Lezama, CEO, TOOTRiS

Maurice Jones, CEO, OneTen

Kwasi Mitchell, Chief Purpose Officer, Deloitte US

Jamie Merisotis, President & CEO, Lumina Foundation

Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys

WHAT: Virtual event with timely conversations on strategies and solutions that address the worker shortage crisis and get people back to work.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

RSVP: Register here. For additional questions, please contact Yagmur Cosar at [email protected]


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