The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on working women. It’s estimated that 5.3 million women in the United States alone lost their jobs, according to the National Women’s Law Center.
We can accelerate progress to get people back to work and to create cultures where everyone can thrive. It’s not just the responsible thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. Based on Pipeline research, companies experience a 1- 2 % increase in revenue for every 10% increase in intersectional gender equity.
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FutureofU: Skills. Jobs. Growth. is a collaboration of businesses committed to accelerating a smooth transition for people back into the workforce.
We need to get people back to work and ensure that companies can create environments where workers can thrive. Through this program, participants gain critical skills in areas of growth such as AI, cloud, and data science and get access to good jobs. Companies can fill open roles with skilled talent to unlock growth.
The program includes 4 key components.
One: Companies identify talent needs
Companies assess their workforce gaps and identify talent pools that match their top priority business needs.
Two: Candidates apply
Candidates who are ready to grow their skills, and to find a new role, enroll in the FutureofU program. Candidates choose roles based on an area of interest and for which they meet the basic qualifications. Candidates enrolled in the program are matched and may apply to prospective employer’s role(s).
Three: Participants start upskilling
Next, selected participants begin upskilling. FutureofU participants receive pay and benefits while enrolled full-time in the program. Coaching and support are provided to help prepare participants to perform and grow in a new, future-ready role.
Four: Participants transition to their new role
Upon successful completion, FutureofU participants begin their new role full-time. Companies benefit from new sources of talent to unlock growth and foster environments where all employees can thrive.
Get the facts
Wage earnings foregone in the economy by women “missing” in the labor force, as reported by the Aspen Institute.
Women work in the informal economy per the ILO. Their income fell 60% during the first month of the pandemic, as reported by UN Women.
Estimated jobs lost by women since Feb. 2020, which accounts for 54% of the overall net job loss. Two-in-five of the jobs lost have not returned since the pandemic, as reported by NWLC.
The Program operates on an equal opportunities basis, welcomes applications from all sections of society, and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, veteran status, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.