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What Nontraditional Learners Teach All of Us
In this episode, non-traditional students take the stage to share their stories of struggle and triumph. More than 70% of Americans pursuing higher education are considered non-traditional, yet many grapple with securing pathways to success between the classroom and work. Host Tameshia Bridges Mansfield and special guest Kai Drekmeier from InsideTrack explore how traditional education and workforce systems can help set up all students for success. Guest Speakers from the stage: Panelists: Christina Hasaan, Temple University and Hope Center Graduate. Frederick Shegog, Founder of The Message LLC, Evan Meredith, Graduate of Climb Hire Moderator: Lisette Nieves, President of the Fund for the City of New York
Presented by Jobs for the Future (JFF), the Horizons podcast series shares highlights from JFF’s annual Horizons summit. Listen and learn along with host Tameshia Bridges Mansfield, JFF’s vice president for workforce innovation, as we revisit key themes from the conference like building connection, diversity, and innovation in the workforce. Look for new episodes of Horizons every month and don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast. Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more.