BraveNewTalent Announces Sponsorship of Close It Summit in Washington, D.C.

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BraveNewTalent, the social learning and talent engagement platform for enterprise, today announced that the company will sponsor workforce development and employer innovation conference the Close It Summit, taking place November 5 - 7, in Washington, D.C.

BraveNewTalent joins Oracle Academy, Dell, and CareerBuilder as Innovation Sponsor at November workforce conference

“The Close It Summit recognizes employers who have challenged the status quo when it comes to hiring and workforce development practices.” said Jamai Blivin, president and chief executive of Innovate + Educate, who are hosting The Close It Summit. “We are excited to have BraveNewTalent, an innovator in social learning, joining us as one of the Innovation Sponsors.”

The Close It Summit, scheduled to be held at The Capital Hilton, is designed to explore new talent pathways to close the skills gap between employers and job seekers, and bridge the opportunity divide.

“Closing the skills gap is critically important to the future of employment, both here in the U.S., and around the globe, and we are thrilled to be among The Close It Summit sponsors,” said Lucian Tarnowski, BraveNewTalent’s founder and CEO, “Every company across the country with an interest on developing talent and closing the skills gap should plan to attend.”

Tarnowski will also speak during The Close It Summit in a session that explores how companies and educators are adapting new models for self-paced online training and assessments.


About The Close It Summit

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The Close It Summit will bring together business and education leaders, human resource practitioners, workforce and youth development innovators, social impact organizations, and policy experts actively engaged in creating new talent pathways to close the skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide.

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About Innovate + Educate

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Innovate+Educate is a national "think and do" leader implementing strategies to close the national skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide.  Our vision is that all individuals have multiple pathways to learning and employment that result in economic success.  Our hope with the Close It Summit is to provide a platform to drive collaboration and solutions because the skills gap and opportunity divide are challenges greater than any single organization, conference or project.

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About BraveNewTalent

BraveNewTalent is a platform to improve workforce engagement through online learning communities. Online communities are places where members can connect, communicate and collaborate around relevant professional topics - both with fellow colleagues and with professionals outside of the organization. The result is a successful blend of just-in-time social learning and talent engagement across organizations' alumni, present, and future workforce.

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