Opportunity and Equity in Workforce Development: Growing Fairly Book Talk


In this episode Earl Buford, president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, moderates a virtual book talk with Growing Fairly co-authors Professor Stephen Goldsmith and Kate Markin Coleman. They discuss supporting adult learners, skills as currency, the need for transparency workforce data, and the importance of system change.

This interview was recorded as part of a recent event hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center. Transcript available here


About the Author

Betsy Gardner

Betsy Gardner is the editor of Data-Smart City Solutions and the producer of the Data-Smart City Pod. Prior to joining the Ash Center, Betsy worked in a variety of roles in higher education, focusing on deconstructing racial and gender inequality through research, writing, and facilitation. She also researched government spending and transparency at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Betsy holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University, a bachelor’s degree in Art History from Boston University, and a graduate certificate in Digital Storytelling from the Harvard Extension School.