Challenge:

How do you create a sustainable convening of employers and educators to share information and align efforts?

Solutions:

Create Convergence: beginning with a discussion with Intel leaders, a decade long effort which brought together as many as 350 employers and educators at a time to hear from nationally-recognized experts in workforce development and plan for collaborative efforts and policy development

Build an alliance between a Community College District and Northern California’s largest Chamber of Commerce to promote the events

Share the concept across the country with Chambers of Commerce