Closing the Skills Gap: How Higher Education, Business and Policy Can Collaborate to Create Change

Northeastern University and the World Trade Center Seattle host a panel discussion to address underemployment in the face of large numbers of unfilled job openings, particularly in technology fields. Speakers include Tayloe Washburn, founding dean and CEO of Northeastern University—Seattle; Mike Monroe, chief operating officer, Washington Technology Industry Association; Dave Wallace, research unit manager, Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board; and Washington state Reps. Larry Seaquist and Chad Magendanz. Cost, including breakfast, is $45, or $35 for World Trade Center Seattle members. More information and registration available here.