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The Institute for Emerging Issues presents: The Connector

The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University is pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast series, The Connector

In Episode One, host and IEI Interim Director Sarah Langer Hall speaks with IEI Practitioner in Residence Philip Cooper and Vitrelle Hospitality General Manager Scott Kirschner about the labor shortage and effective ways to connect underrepresented workers to the workforce.

This and upcoming episodes of The Connector will offer a sneak peak into the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum, Talent First Economics

IEI’s The Connector podcast explores connections being made across sectors, regions and perspectives resulting in a more vibrant and prosperous North Carolina.

Find The Connector on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

About the Institute for Emerging Issues
The Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University is a nonpartisan public policy organization focused on the state’s vibrancy and economic competitiveness. Since 1986, IEI’s Emerging Issues Forum has attracted leaders in business, education and public policy to discuss issues with profound implications for North Carolina’s future prosperity. It has helped catalyze the policy reforms, public investments and other proactive responses required to build an enduring capacity for progress in North Carolina.