April 28 Industry Night - industry partners

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April 28 Industry Night - industry partners

Networking and Workshops for Data Analytics Students to Land Jobs

By Microsoft Future of Work Initiative

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, April 28, 2022 · 5:30 - 7pm EDT


1619 The Gathering Place 1619 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40203

About this event

The Future of Work Initiative is excited to partner with Metro United Way’s Advancing Cities initiative to connect data industry hiring partners with our data analytics training participants.

Data Analytics trainings are currently facilitated by: Tech Louisville, AMPED, and Louisville Central Community Center.

As a local business representative who hires people in data analytics, we invite you to conduct mock interviews, review student resumes and their online presence, or just sit and talk with students about what they can do to land a great position.


Free headshots taken throughout the event. Yes, you are also welcome to get these taken.

5:30 p.m. Networking

5:40 pm. Welcome and explanation of how the night will work from Alisia McClain • Executive Director • Future of Work Initiative

5:50 p.m. Participants choose from one of the following

  • Data Boss Project Working Session
  • 10 minute interviews / discussions with industry experts (that’s you!)

6:50 p.m. Networking

Special thanks to our friends at Greater Louisville Inc. for helping to connect us with businesses for this program.

About the organizer

Louisville is rapidly becoming a regional hub for artificial intelligence, Data Science, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Louisville's rich data landscape, collaborative ecosystem, and cross-sectoral partnerships enable it to serve as an urban laboratory. The Future of Work Initiative engages education, workforce, business, and government partners to strengthen and diversify the city’s core industries, especially health care and manufacturing.

The Initiative is collaborating with and the Brookings Institution and Metro Louisville on a comprehensive local strategy focused on the impacts of AI, IoT and data science technologies on communities and develop a playbook for how to prepare other  communities for the changing economic landscape.

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