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10 Takeaways from the 2020 Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit

10/26/20
The Partnership convened nearly 700 business leaders, diversity and inclusion officers, HR professionals, recruiters and ERG leaders at the third annual Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit October 15-19. The…
Education

What Do Houston Students Know About Good Careers in Our Economy? UpSkill Houston and Rice University Partner on Study to Find Out 

10/26/20
In 2018, Rice University School of Social Sciences Consulting Practicum approached UpSkill Houston to engage Rice students with real world problems. Based on focus group research UpSkill Houston…
Employment

Workers Put Premium on Obtaining Skills Yet Unsure of Upskilling Opportunities

10/22/20
A new survey of American workers indicates that workers mostly feel positive sentiment pertaining to the economy, but it revealed concerning truths about career exploration and access to skills…
Economic Development

Mayor Turner Addresses COVID Response, Resiliency and More in 2020 State of the City

10/22/20
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner discussed the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, economic concerns and efforts to grow the next generation of local companies in his 2020 State of the City…
Economy

Port Houston Chairman Optimistic for the Essential Economic Driver

10/19/20
Houston’s position as an epicenter of international business and global trade is strengthened by our robust regional port system. Port Houston, the largest port by foreign tonnage in the nation,…
Racial Equity

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg Talks Distributed Work, D&I at Houston NEXT Summit

10/15/20
In an entrepreneurial career that’s helped spawn some of the most recognizable company names in the tech world, Matt Mullenweg has become an evangelist for the concept of distributed work.  Mullenweg…
Executive Partners