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Marybeth Campbell is the executive director of SkillWorks, an ambitious effort on the part of philanthropy, government, community organizations, unions, and employers to create a workforce development system that helps low-skill, low-income residents move to family-sustaining jobs and helps employers find and retain skilled employees.

Marybeth has fifteen years experience in public policy, public education and project management in the areas of clean energy, education, economic and workforce development. ¬†Most recently Marybeth served in a role as the Commonwealth’s first cross-secretariat Director of Education and Workforce Development advising the Patrick Administration’s cabinet secretaries in the Executive Offices of Education, Labor and Workforce and Housing and Economic Development on workforce and education policy development, program strategy and implementation.¬† Marybeth previously served as the state’s first Workforce Development Director at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center establishing national-leading green jobs programs by working with higher education, vocational schools, labor organizations and community based nonprofits to develop training and workforce capacity that supports the Commonwealth’s growing clean energy industry. Her previous work also includes serving as the Public Education Manager for the former Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust where she oversaw two education initiatives that funded projects to increase awareness among teachers, students and the public about the benefits of clean energy, and as a senior research analyst for the Massachusetts House of Representatives Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. She has a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Providence College and attended Suffolk University Law School.

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3rd TechHire Boston Forum is June 19th!
Join us, Mayor Marty Walsh, the Boston Private Industry Council, the Boston Foundation, TechHire Boston employers and many other key stakeholders for the third and final forum focused on strategies to close the IT/Tech workforce gap in Greater Boston! This forum will continue the theme of shared prosperity in the digital age and will showcase our strategy for shared investments in creating a more diverse and work ready pipeline for the IT/Tech sector.


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SkillWorks Partners to Increase Diversity in Tech

On November 18, 2017, the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) announced the launch of Hack.Diversity, a public-private partnership designed to tackle the underrepresentation of black and latino employees in Boston’s innovation economy. SkillWorks is a proud supporter of Hack.Diversity in partnership with the Boston Foundation, with an initial investment of $50,000 and the establishment of the Hack.Diversity Fund.

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Second Greater Boston IT/Tech Forum A Success!
Leaders in business, workforce development, and education gathered today to explore strategies to diversify tech talent and increase access to well-paying IT/tech careers. The second Greater Boston IT/Tech Forum was part of a three-part series intended to spark conversation, inspire collaboration, and drive action to ensure all of Boston’s residents have a chance to be part of the booming tech sector in the city.

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Upcoming Events & Meetings

May 22-25: Aspen Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund Forum

Boston Park Plaza

SkillWorks will be joining a panel to discuss Sectoral Organizing on May 23 at 1:00pm

May 22: Inclusive Innovation Leadership Conference (& VIP breakfast sponsored by SkillWorks)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Westin Boston Waterfront

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June 7: Powering Greater Boston's Economy: Why the Latino Community is Critical to Our Shared Future

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Institute of Contemporary Art

June 19: 3rd TechHire Boston Forum

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at District Hall

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