The Work Ahead

Technology—in particular automation and artificial intelligence—is disrupting the way Americans work. But with targeted initiatives and investments in education, retraining, mobility, and support systems, the United States can help its citizens adapt to the workforce of the future.

A Work of Magic

Miami Dade College, one of the largest educational institutions in the United States, successfully partners with companies to incorporate industry needs into its hands-on curriculum so that when its students graduate they are ready to fill open jobs. Tara Louise Remmen is a second-year student in the college's Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex program.

Task Force Member Interviews
Task Force Co-Chair John Engler on the role of U.S. state and local officials in job training, creation, and retention.
Task Force Co-Chair Penny Pritzker on helping Americans get the education and training they need to be competitive into the future.
Task Force member Cecilia E. Rouse on the need to increase access to quality higher education for all Americans.
Task Force member Eduardo J. Padrón on education-to-career pathways and the need to create opportunities at all levels of higher education.
Task Force Project Director Edward Alden on how the United States needs to prepare for the coming wave of job disruption.
Task Force Deputy Project Director Laura Taylor-Kale on creating opportunities for underserved populations in the United States to take full advantage of technological change.