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Workforce Development – Rethinking the Skills Gap in the 21st Century and the Age of Technology

Location: Room 120

Many fear that technology will deepen the skills gap and increase unemployment by taking over jobs that are traditionally performed by humans. Is this a myth or reality? What is the impact on immigration in the United States in this regard? What does that mean for Haiti, a country characterized by cheap labor, high unemployment, and low literacy rates? Furthermore, though not unique to the Haitian Diaspora, many are in dire need of career guidance to make sure that their field of study are aligned with their interest and aptitudes while taking into consider their financial needs. This session will seek to answer these questions and offer new strategies to successfully move into the future