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Weekly Wisdom 6/14/21 - Maria Flynn

Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, and Doug Lederman, Editor and Co-Founder of Inside Higher Ed, speak with Maria Flynn, President and CEO of Jobs for the Future. JFF is a nonprofit that sits at the intersection between workforce, education, policy, and practice. In our conversation, President Flynn talks about connecting college graduates with employment opportunities, the skills required in an evolving career marketplace, and the challenges of scaling a nonprofit within a volatile ecosystem. Topics include:

  • Smooth transitions between college and the labor market
  • What's expected of tomorrow's entrepreneurs and leaders
  • The delicate dance required for working with so many diverse sectors
  • Her advice for both seasoned and emerging leaders

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