August 6: Joining the Digital Workforce in Kansas City
The Digital Workforce Development Initiative (DWDI) is coming to town, bringing the promise of upskilling, freelance education, and accessibility to Kansas City!
Created by founding partners Fiverr, Samaschool, and Udemy, this DWDI kick-off event will introduce you to the tools you need to build a successful freelance career, and help you with the building blocks necessary to turn your talent and knowledge into income.
Join us on Monday, August 6th in Kansas City to learn more and get valuable resources from your local community. Hear from Mayor Sly James, get your questions answered at a panel discussion on the modern digital economy, and attend a Freelancing 101 workshop presented by Samaschool. You'll also be able to register for free additional online skills classes and workshops!
Panelists include Dr. Mark Bedell, Superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, Clyde McQueen, CEO/President of the Full Employment Council, Sheri Gonzales Warren, Community and Economic Development Program Director of Mid-America Regional Council, and Julie Cortés, Founder of the Freelance Exchange.