Atlanta’s Future Talent Pipeline and Where We’re Headed, May 21

Date: May 21, 2019

Time: 12:00 Noon

Join us Tuesday, May 21 for a sneak peek at the Metro Atlanta Talent Pipeline Report – an analysis of interests vs. aptitudes of 21,000 high school students across Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett and Fulton Counties based on YouScience assessment results. Learn how student interests match up with the region’s top industries – Healthcare, Information Technology, Distribution & Logistics, Construction, and Manufacturing. YouScience data shows that only 22% of female students and 31% and 43% of Black and Hispanic students showed interest in high demand fields, while 78% – 79% showed high aptitude. Engaging employers in education is critical to closing the skills gap and fostering economic inclusion by attracting students and job-seekers into the workforce by increasing interest in high demand fields utilizing student aptitudes to target work-based learning opportunities in these fields.

Metro Atlanta Chamber
191 Peachtree St NE Suite 3400
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 880-9000
https://www.metroatlantachamber.com/

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