Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America
Patty Alper, an entrepreneur, mentor, consultant, and author of Teach to Work, a book that explores the potential for building project based mentoring partnerships between businesses and schools joins Enterprise Radio.
This episode of Enterprise Radio is working in association with the Author Channel.
- Talk to us about the Skills Gap in America in right now?
- Your book, Teach to Work, has a specific prescription to help close this gap – can you tell us a little about that?
- How does one go about developing and implementing programs like this?
- Are there any examples of companies successfully working with mentees within their communities you can share?
- If you’re an educator, how do you get involved or approach a company about program like these?
Patty Alper is president of the Alper Portfolio Group, a marketing and consulting company, and is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers.
She has also been appointed to the corporate committee for Million Women Mentors. Patty’s experiences have led her to roles as a prominent speaker and the author of Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America.
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