The Institute for Women’s Leadership Receives $10,000 AT&T Foundation Grant to Fund Workforce Development Training

Check Presentation to Celebrate AT&T Foundation Grant that Has Funded and Created a New Workforce Development Certificate

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 13, 2022 – A check presentation will celebrate the funding and creation of a new Workforce Development Certificate at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation. The presentation will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center for Performing Arts during the networking portion of the Institute for Women’s Leadership CELEBRATE 2022 Women on the Rise event.

UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership has received a $10,000 AT&T Foundation grant to create and fund a Workforce Development Certificate. The grant will enable 100 candidates to earn a certificate at no cost.

The Workforce Development Certificate offers a pathway for displaced, underemployed or underserved employees to upskill to meet changing market dynamics. The certificate can also be recommended by HR professionals and other recruiting entities for entry level employees, employees in transition or workers reentering the workforce after unemployment or a gap in work history to jumpstart their productivity.

The AT&T Foundation grant is part of the company’s nationwide commitment to help bridge the digital divide and promote digital literacy.

Who: Michael Alexander, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Janet Bonkowski, Executive Director of Institute for Women’s Leadership
Robyn Gruner, Director of External Affairs, AT&T Wisconsin

What: Announcement of AT&T Foundation grant to create and fund a Workforce Development Certificate

When: Thursday, April 14, 2022; 4:30 p.m.

Where: Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

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