Chamber Names First Workforce Leadership Academy Class

  • Memphis Workforce Leadership Academy has selected 24 fellows for its inaugural class.
  • Fellows will learn how to improve outcomes for workers and employers in Memphis as Greater Memphis prepares for unprecedented job growth.
  • Greater Memphis Chamber was one of eight..
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Chamber opens registration for 2023 Memphis teacher externs, hosts

  • The Greater Memphis Chamber is accepting teacher extern and company host applications as part of its 2023 Teacher Externship Program at
  • The goal of the program is to build bridges between classrooms and businesses to help high school..
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Aspen Institute selects Memphis for Workforce Leadership Academy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Friday, 1/6/23) – The Greater Memphis Chamber and the Aspen Institute today announced plans to create the Memphis Workforce Leadership Academy, a year-long program to equip local leaders with the skills, knowledge, and resources to advance workforce..

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Coalition led by Workforce Mid-South wins $21.5M Good Jobs grant for Memphis region

A local coalition led by Workforce Mid-South was today awarded $21.5 million through the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Good Jobs Challenge to expand economic mobility opportunities across the region. Through the Mid-South Center for Occupational Innovation..

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Chamber launches STEM Teacher Externship Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Friday, 6/17/22) – Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to ‘lead from the front’ in career preparation, the Greater Memphis Chamber last week launched its STEM Teacher Externship Program. This new program will embed teachers from across West Tennessee..

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Robertson Announces New Partnership with SHRM-Memphis

First Priority, Getting Women Who Have Been Out of the Workforce to Return

February 9, 2021 - Greater Memphis Chamber President & CEO, Beverly Robertson, announced today that the Chamber has formed a new partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management..

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How Turner Makes Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

This has been a challenging year for our country. Amidst the already unprecedented pandemic and stress of an election year, racial injustice and unrest culminating in protests and riots over the summer shined a spotlight on longtime disparities in our society.

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RECAP: 2020 UpSkill901 Workforce Summit

On Tuesday, November 10th, the Greater Memphis Chamber held the second annual UpSkill 901 Workforce Summit virtually. Sponsored by FedEx, the summit this year focused on understanding the current state of workforce, how social responsibility is playing a larger role,..

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Have you checked your digital front door?

The digitization of business processes has fully trickled down to small and local businesses, in part because necessity mandated a major transition to online business development in the early months of 2020. Regardless of the reason for this transition, it would be..

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2019 UpSkill901 Summit & Career Fair

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