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Small Biz Insider: Advice for 2020 Graduates, Houston's Newest Entrepreneurs

Houston-area colleges and universities graduate more than 100,000 students each year. But 2020 is an especially challenging year for these new graduates, including those who aspire to start their own…

Economist: Signs of Workforce Recovery in Houston Amid Pandemic

Earlier this year, the Gulf Coast Workforce Board’s principal economist Parker Harvey described the toll the COVID-19 pandemic and the oil downturn had already taken on Greater Houston’s regional…

Bayou Business Download: Houston Energy's Rough Ride

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we take a deep dive into the energy market amid COVID-19. What’s happened to oil and gas in the last few months, how much of it has to do with the pandemic…
Economic Development

COVID-19's Impact on Global Supply Chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the global economy, and on the economies of individual cities around the world. As the Energy Capital of the World and the top metro exporter…

Empowering Houston's LGBT Business Owners and Allies

June is LGBT Pride Month, celebrated each year to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred June 28, 1969. This June, another milestone was marked for the LGTBQ+ community when the U.S. Supreme…

Charting a Path Forward Amid Uncertainty: The Pandemic’s Impact on Houston’s Workforce

When UpSkill Houston’s executive committee met in early April, the initiative’s partners and stakeholders were addressing the immediate impacts of the “Stay Home, Work Safe” order and the Greater…
Executive Partners