Diverse Representation in S.T.E.A.M. and Economic Development!
To promote career pathway opportunities in STEAM and sustainability industries for underserved youth and young adult talents that will increase diverse representation in economic development
STEAM stands for Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math
An independent consultant and conTRACTOr who work on behalf of clients through Public-private partnerships to expand career pathway opportunities!
Breakdown of Services:
Career Pathway/Economic Development Liaison
Serve as liaison between STEAM or sustainability industry (economic, cultural, and environmental) clients and their youth or young adult-based institution partners in developing career pathway curriculum
Curriculum mostly consists of project-based assignments in classrooms or work-based learning assignments on industry sites.
Partner with clients to organize career recruitment and entrepreneurship workshops for underserved youth, young adults, and recent graduates
Collaborate with “main street” clients in recruiting underrepresented young professionals or interns to contribute their skills in cultural, economic, and environmental neighborhood projects
Contribute research to policy institutes on subjects that align with mission and services
Advise public policy clients on career pathway and economic development initiatives that align with mission and services
Five Reasons Why is WCRC Unique?
Understand distinctive needs of private, policy, and education stakeholders that will produce diverse collaboration and policy equity in career pathway
Knowledgeable about the importance of aligning academics with work-based tools to produce innovative skills that will promote economic growth
Goal to increase diverse representation in targeted industries, economic wealth, and decision-making process
Heavily target career pathway initiatives for participants between the ages of 12-26
Results driven who will continue to measure success of projects for clients