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Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Expanding Access to Education with Upskill NWA

Carol Silva Moralez was named president and CEO of Upskill NWA in October 2021. read more >
Construction / Education / Health Care / Manufacturing / Nonprofits

NWA Leaders Seek to Boost Local Workforce

Several nonprofits and schools are working to recruit and train local students with the hopes of helping them build a career. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Nonprofits / Small Business

Look Local to Broaden Your Talent Pool (Yee-Lin Lai Commentary)

To thrive, Arkansas’ economy must work for all. These programs aim to reduce income equality. read more >
Pearl McElfish of the UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Named Finalist for $75M ‘Build Back Better’ Grant

It's pitching a number of projects that aim to boost the health care economy of northwest Arkansas. read more >
Larry Shackleford
Health Care / Manufacturing

Upskill NWA to Retrain Workers for Health Care Careers

The Walton Family Foundation and the Excellerate Foundation commit $3 million to start a nonprofit to retrain workers for jobs in high-demand industries, starting with health care. read more >