Youth Apprenticeship Week 2024: The ROI of Youth Apprenticeships

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join BuildWithin in celebrating the inaugural National Youth Apprenticeship Week here in Washington, D.C. Bringing together government, community, and business leaders, this event underscores the critical role of employers in creating diverse, accessible career pathways for young individuals in DC, with a spotlight on the dynamic world of technology.

Event Highlights:

      • Keynote Speakers: Dr. Unique Morris-Hughes,┬áDirector of the Department of Employment Services, Megan Baird, Deputy Admin for Office of Apprenticeships at US Dept. of Labor, Elizabeth Packer, Associate Director of Economic Development of the Golden Triangle
      • Panel Discussion: Moderator and Senior Axios Reporter Caitlin Owens brings together leading skills-based hiring voices such as George Washington University VP of Innovation Jim Chung for a wide ranging discussion on the future of work.
      • Learn: Hear from leading companies regarding practical steps on how to start and scale an apprenticeship program.
      • Special Announcement: A $10,000 grant will be awarded to a tech company dedicated to initiating registered apprenticeship programs, highlighting the tech community’s commitment to developing the future workforce and promoting significant career paths.

Date: Tuesday, May 7th

When: 9:00am EST – 11:00am EST

Where: The Square 1850 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006