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A collection of the latest news and information about how SWIB and its partners help Prepare, Connect, and Sustain our workforce.

SWIB staff celebrated Women’s History Month at the US Department of Labor’s Celebration of Women’s History Month featuring US Treasurer Jovita Carranza!

US Treasurer Jovita Carranza (left), with Patricia Greene, tells her story at a women in history event hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau.
US Treasurer Jovita Carranza (left), with Patricia Greene, tells her story at a women in history event hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau.

Mississippi is a national leader in creating new jobs and building strategies for connecting workforce development with early childhood education focused on supporting the entire family. Read more about it here.

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce ranking in 2017 placed Mississippi at No. 2 in the country for creating high-earning jobs that require less than a four-year college degree, and Mississippi’s 1.2 million workers are ready to step into those jobs. Read more about the opportunities for Mississippi’s skilled labor force in this article from the Mississippi Development Guide 2019.

 

The 2019 Governor’s Workforce Summit theme was Mississippi Works: Built to Prepare, Connect, and Sustain a High-quality Workforce for Economic Growth

Below are some selected articles highlighting the summit.