View and Hear Remarks from NEBHE’s New England Works Summit on Bridging Higher Education and the Workforce

NEBHE convened approximately 400 New England higher education, government and business leaders on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss the role of higher education in preparing the highly skilled workers that will drive innovation in the region.

Featured speakers included:

  • U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
  • Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (D-Conn.)
  • Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Carol Geary Schneider, President, Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Nicholas C. Donohue, President and CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

To download materials from the event, please visit the New England Works Summit webpage.

Audio from concurrent session 1A, By the Numbers: Understanding the Gap Between Supply and Demand in New England’s Labor Market, is available in its entirety to stream or download (53:54). The facilitator was Jason Giulietti, president, New England Economic Partnership, with presenters Alicia Sasser Modestino, senior economist, New England Public Policy Research Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Martha LaBoissiere, associate principal, McKinsey Global Institute; and Dan DeMaioNewton, director of strategy, Monster Government Solutions.

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Luncheon and afternoon keynote addresses by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Gov. Dan Malloy of Connecticut.


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