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A Prize Competition Building the Future of Work: How Do You Rapidly Upskill US workers?

BY GINA SPARROW | 1 min read

Hear Dr. Angela Jackson discuss the Future of Work Grand Challenge: How do you rapidly upskill US workers who are thinking about making career changes that are afforded by the future of work? 

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LATEST Update | New Profit Unveils Top 15 Ideas For an Equitable Economy as its Future of Work Grand Challenge Enters Implementation Phase


By identifying and funding the most promising ideas and solutions, New Profit’s $6 million Future of Work Grand Challenge, powered by XPRIZE, MIT Solve, and JFF will:

  • Empower social entrepreneurs to pilot their solutions through workforce boards with at least $100,000 in funding.
  • Rapidly reskill 25,000 displaced workers into living-wage jobs in the next 24 months.
  • Equip influential workforce boards with vetted tools to support the wave of displaced workers in six months.
  • Achieve broader systemic change to help prepare 12 million Americans from underinvested communities for workforce success by 2025.

The Grand Challenge puts equity at the core, seeking ideas from diverse entrepreneurs and advancing solutions that serve the most under-invested workers.

Source: https://www.newprofit.org/future-of-work/


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