The Future of Work - Van Ton-Quinlivan's "WorkforceRx"

  • 02/02/2022
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Via Webinar

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Virtual Book Launch:
Van Ton-Quinlivan's "WorkforceRx: Agile and Inclusive Strategies for Employers, Educators and Workers"

In conversation with IWF NorCal members Cindy Eisenberg and Roslyn Payne


Wednesday, February 2, 2022*
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (Pacific)

IWF NorCal member Van Ton-Quinlivan's new book "WorkforceRx: Agile and Inclusive Strategies for Employers, Educators and Workers" was published on September 8, 2021 and we are pleased to announce that she will be holding a virtual book launch for IWF members on February 2nd, 2022. This event will be co-hosted by IWF NorCal members Cindy Eisenberg and Roslyn Payne. Join us to hear first hand from Van and discuss "the future of work."

Right People, Right Skills, Right Time – This is the future of work.”

The numbers are big: 10.9 M open jobs with 8.4 M unemployed. IWF NorCal member Van Ton-Quinlivan’s new book WorkforceRx: Agile and Inclusive Strategies for Employers, Educators and Workers” is a collection of proven workforce development strategies refined for the private, public, education, and nonprofit sectors – a playbook for connecting work and workers with training in an uncertain economy.

Who will benefit from this book? Industry leaders, educational leaders, economic and workforce development practitioners, elected officials and public policy makers, foundation officers, and citizens who care about their community. Everyone can take action to form an ecosystem of the willing and approach the future of work with a new and agile mindset.

Finding novel ways to collaborate and braid resources, stimulate diversity by making education and career opportunities more reachable, design the right on- and off-ramps to create supportive infrastructure for the emerging gig economy— WorkforceRx offers a clear-cut, proven strategy for each.

For more information about "WorkforceRx," click here.

Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022*

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (Pacific)

Location: Webinar via Zoom

Cost: Free, but registration is required to participate (webinar link and details will be included in the registration confirmation e-mail.)

Van Ton-Quinlivan is a nationally recognized thought leader in workforce development and a catalyst for creating inclusive social and economic mobility for students through higher education. Her distinguished career spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Van served as executive vice chancellor of workforce and digital futures of the California Community Colleges and brought about significant public investment growth in career education. She has been quoted as an expert on higher education in the New York TimesChronicle of Higher EducationInsider Higher Education, Stanford Social Innovation ReviewU.S. News & World Report, and other publications. She is a frequent speaker at events hosted by the National Governors Association, Brookings Institute, Aspen Institute, Stanford’s Hoover Institution, RAND Corporation, and numerous other forums. Currently, Van is the CEO of Futuro Health, whose nonprofit mission is to improve the health and wealth of communities by growing the largest network of credentialed allied healthcare workers in the nation.

*This event has been rescheduled from December 9, 2021.


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