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Adapting to the Future of Work: Dream Up

Jul 1420229:30am-1pm EDT

Virtual Convening

Adapting to the Future of Work: Dream Up

A Virtual Convening for Professionals

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Adapting to the Future of Work: Dream Up

(A Convening For Professionals)


Adapting to the Future of Work is a JobsFirstNYC signature, annual two-day convening addressing how we can collectively foster a more adaptive and engaging environment for the future. July 14th, a day for Professionals, is to inspire participants to have meaningful discussions and share effective solutions about how we can better prepare young people, the communities where they live, and the institutions that serve them to successfully navigate the evolving economy.

Here is a preview of some of what that our handpicked guests will be talking about:

  • How Dreaming Up can provide a compass for young adults
  • How philanthropists, educators, funders, and academics/educators are Dreaming Up inclusive new strategies to help young adults attain their dreams
  • How governmental action can help manifest the American dream of equitable access to healthcare, education, employment, civic empowerment, and well-being
  • How well researched and evidence-based disruptive action can lead to systemic change for young adult education and career pathways

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Keynote: In Conversation

Sheena Wright

Deputy Mayor Strategic Initiatives

City of New York

Alison Omens

Chief Strategy Officer

JUST Capital

Welcome & Overview

Alan Momeyer

Chairman of the Board


Panel #1: Dream Up: Transformational Solutions for Young Adults

Nihar Suthar

Author & Inspirational Storyteller

Reuben Ogbonna

Executive Director

Marcy Lab School

Dr. Michael A. Baston


Cuyahoga Community College

Wesner Pierre


Partnership with Children

Artist Spotlight


Artist & Author

Incredible Work, LLC

Panel #2: Redefining the Philanthropic Dream

Liz Faublas-Wallace

Founder & Managing Editor

Million$Pen, Ink.

Michelle Ramos, JD, PhD

Executive Director

Alternate ROOTS

Kia Jarmon

Agency Director

MEPR Agency

Dr. Angela Jackson

Chief Ecosystem Investment Officer

Kapor Center

Reimagining the Dream: State of Young Adults in America

Artem Gulish

Senior Policy Strategist & Research Faculty

Georgetown University

Katherine Hazelrigg

Director of Strategic Communications & Production

Georgetown University

Kim Mitchell

Vice President, Strategy & Engagement

NPower Inc.

Sunil Gupta

Vice President, Adult & Continuing Education

LaGuardia Community College

Want a sneak peek? Check out last year's highlights!