National College Access Network

W+P=X: Helping Students Solve the Equation

Posted on August 7, 2017

Connecting College and Career Success: W+P=X: Helping Students Solve the Equation

Wednesday, August 9

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern
Register Here
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/304888361547045635

“Marc Andreessen used to say that software is eating the world. Now, automation is going to eat the world.” – Mark Cuban.

Our labor market is increasingly reliant on technology, automation, innovation, and obtaining a postsecondary degree. So how should college and career advisors motivate and inspire their students? How can we prepare youth to be the next innovators? How can we work with low-income, first-generation youth – those who often encounter significant barriers to postsecondary access but have a deep desire to impact their world — and prepare them to be leaders in the labor market of tomorrow?

During this interactive webinar, learn about how Marcus Foster Education Initiative is employing advising strategies that are systems-focused and connect youth to resources, people/ideas and power. They are testing a new approach to college and career advising: W+P=X. Learn how this initiative links tech, youth empowerment, and systems change to fuel college and career success


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