MAEDC Webinar: From Impact to Recovery - Strategies for Communities to Come Back Stronger from COVID-19
August 26 • 11:30 AM - August 11 • 12:30 PM
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
While many news reports and analyses have focused on the economic devastation of COVID-19, communities are hard at work on recovery. By leveraging skills data, job postings, and labor market information, communities can determine the best strategies to move forward. Join Mid-America EDC and Emsi for ideas on how to support reemployment and prepare your workforce for a new economy.
Josh Wright, Executive Vice President, Emsi
Josh Wright serves as the Executive Vice President of Emsi’s community insights division, a team whose focus is to help communities strengthen their economies and help jobseekers find career success. He regularly presents on data best practices and emerging trends in economic and workforce development. He's a contributor to Forbes and writes for Area Development magazine, the International Economic Development Council's blog, and other prominent publications. He previously served as Emsi's director of marketing and PR. While in his marketing role, he worked with editors at USA Today, CityLab, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal to analyze the latest workforce trends.
Cara Christopher, Vice President, Business Development, Emsi
Cara Christopher has nearly 10 years of experience in marketing with an emphasis in strategic planning, project management, and branding. She started her career leading university enrollment marketing, helping students find their educational path. Cara has since transitioned her skills to Emsi, where she leads the marketing and sales efforts for economic and workforce development professionals in the U.S. and Canada. She enjoys listening and learning from professionals in the field to find ways to better support their many data needs. She has a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from the University of Montana and an MBA from Washington State University.
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(Free for Mid-America EDC current members, $25 for non-members.)