Giving Compass’ Take:
• The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program recognized sixteen leading Job Quality Fellows who are promoting innovation and expanding job quality within the economy.
• How can organizations prioritize focusing on job quality without sacrificing performance? How can innovation help direct this focus?
The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program is delighted to announce the new Job Quality Fellowship. Learn more about the first cohort of Fellows in the program:
Emylene Aspilla–Director of Social Responsibility & Community Sustainability at San Francisco International Airport: Aspilla is responsible for developing and implementing programs and services that promote the social and economic well-being of the Airport’s communities. In addition to the Airport’s various economic, workforce, and community development programs, Emylene oversees the Quality Standards Program (QSP), an industry-leading initiative that establishes training, equipment, and compensation and benefits standards for airlines and service providers whose employees perform services impacting safety and security at SFO.
Betsy Biemann–CEO of Coastal Enterprises Inc.
Betsy serves as Chief Executive Officer of CEI, overseeing the organization’s strategy development, financial health and external relations. Before joining CEI, Betsy led the Growing Maine’s Food Industry, Growing Maine, a project of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard University and advised businesses, nonprofit organizations and social enterprises in Maine and nationally.
Laphonza Butler–President of SEIU 2015
Laphonza Butler is the President of SEIU Local 2015 – a union uniting the voices of more than 325,000 nursing home and home-care workers throughout California. SEIU Local 2015 is the largest union in California and the largest long-term care local in the country, achieving historic victories – including the passage of the nation’s first $15 statewide minimum wage to improve the lives of over 6 million Californians, for which Butler’s leadership was honored by President Obama.
Read about the rest of the Aspen Institute quality job fellows at The Aspen Institute
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