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Event - August 2009

New York’’s Human Capital Gaps

This summer, CUF and the Community Service Society held two conferences about the city’s long-term human capital needs: one about the evolving needs of the city’s business community and the other about current skills gaps facing large segments of the city’s population. Speakers included Matthew Goldstein, Seth Pinsky, Herb Pardes, Kathy Wylde, Ester Fuchs, Saru Jayaraman and Lisette Nieves.

Tags: economic opportunity workforce development skills crisis human capital

Panelists included 

  • Cristóbal Conde, President and CEO, SunGard; 
  • Colvin Grannum, President and CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation; 
  • Chung-Wha Hong, New York Immigration Coalition; 
  • Saru Jayaraman, ROC-United; 
  • Glenn Martin, Fortune Society;
  • Lisette Nieves, Year Up; 
  • Tim Nitti, Principal, KLG Advisors; 
  • Dr. Herbert Pardes, President and CEO, New York-Presbyterian Hospital; 
  • Frank Sciame, CEO, F.J. Sciame Construction;
  • Mindy Tarlow, Center for Employment Opportunities; 
  • Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO, Partnership for New York City; 
  • Elizabeth Yeampierre, UPROSE.