Register Now for Virtual Event on Higher Education and Inclusive Capitalism
June 07, 2021

​​A free virtual event co-hosted by ACE, Markle Foundation, and the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism will bring together leaders, experts, and stakeholders to discuss how higher education and training can better address the needs of workers, employers, and communities.

Aligning Higher Education, Training and Jobs for Inclusive Capitalism” will be held June 15 from 1-3 pm EDT.

The event will feature two panel discussions and focus on ideas raised in the Coalition’s "Framework for Inclusive Capitalism: A New Compact Among Business, Government & American Workers."

Speakers and panelists to date are:

  • Zoë Baird, CEO and president, Markle Foundation
  • Walter G. Bumphus, president and CEO, American Association of Community Colleges
  • Denise Forte, interim CEO, The Education Trust
  • Mildred García, president, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • Ted Mitchell, president, American Council on Education
  • Mark Mitsui, president, Portland Community College
  • Eduardo J. Padrón, president emeritus, Miami Dade College
  • Thomas E. Pfundstein, director of curriculum and instruction, Finishing Trades Institute
  • Jon Schnur, chairman and CEO, America Achieves
  • Zakiya Smith Ellis, chief policy advisor, state of New Jersey

The framework was developed by a commission that included ACE President Ted Mitchell, Markle CEO and President Zoë Baird, and Miami Dade College President Emeritus Eduardo Padrón. It has higher education and skills training as foundational pillars and recommends tactics for well-being and economic gains, and to reverse declining worker opportunity.

To register, click here.

​Aligning Higher Educat​ion, Training and Jobs for Inclusive Capitalism 

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