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The World Affairs Council and Kent District Library Partner to Present "The Future of Work"

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Globalization. Automation. Underemployment and the gig economy. These and other trends have been shaping the future of work, especially during these trying times. The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and Kent District Library are pleased to partner on a series that will explore how government, industry, workers and educators respond to the new opportunities and challenges created by change.

This Future of Work series is now taking place online.  You can attend the series virtually via the World Affairs Council's YouTube page. Guests will have the ability to send in a question of the speaker-experts during the live presentations. They will also be able to watch them afterwards as archived videos.

Global Trends Shaping the Future of Work
6:30 PM, Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Kristin Sharp, Partner, Entangled Solutions, Washington, D.C.

Local Perspectives of Entrepreneur’s Experiences in the Changing Economy
6:30 PM, Tuesday, April 21, 2020
A panel moderated by Attah Obande, Director of Dream Fulfillment, Spring GR

How Industry and Education Must Work Together: Opportunities for Growth in West Michigan
6:30 PM, Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Dr. Bill Pink, President, Grand Rapids Community College

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan empowers the people and organizations of West Michigan to engage thoughtfully with the world. For more information, visit https://www.worldmichigan.org/futureofwork.