Fostering the Global Talent Pipeline:
The collaborative roles of K-12, higher education, and public and private organizations
Join us on October 5th for a dynamic conversation and learn about the successful strategies implemented by economic development, government, K-12, and higher education to work with organizations that call the Triangle home in developing and supporting the global talent pipeline.
Ashley Cagle, Director of Talent and Product Development for Wake County Economic Development, will moderate a panel of local leaders from business, government, and higher education.
Catherine Truitt, Senior Education Advisor, Office of the Governor
Catherine coordinates policy for all facets of public education. From pre-K through the UNC system, she works to ensure all North Carolina students receive the high quality education they need to be college and career ready in a global economy.
Allison McMurray, Senior Director of the Global Talent Center of Excellence, Red Hat
Allison is responsible for advancing Red Hat's Talent Strategy by identifying opportunities to define, develop, implement and continually evaluate the strategies and programs that improve talent management capabilities and organizational effectiveness.
Orshi Kocsis, HR Director, CBC Americas
Orshi brings with her over 11 years’ experience in Human Resources with a focus on Recruiting, Training, Performance Management, Employee Relations, implementing HR processes and programs. Her experience ranges with industry fields of software development, B2B sales and civil engineering. Orshi joined CBC Americas in Oct 2015 as the Director of HR. She oversees the HR function of the North American region including Mexico.
Karen Courtney, Assistant Dean, Executive MBA Programs at Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
Karen is responsible for managing Duke’s Global Executive, Weekend Executive, and Cross Continent MBA programs. These three programs allow students to remain on the job while securing their MBA. Duke’s Global Executive and Cross Continent MBA programs travel to various locations worldwide over an 18-month time period. Currently, there are 450+ students enrolled in Duke’s working professional programs, ranging in age from 28 to 45.
Ashley Cagle, Director of Talent and Product Development, Wake County Economic Development
Ashley oversees and implements WCED’s talent attraction, retention and cultivation strategy, largely anchored by their Work in the Triangle Initiative. This includes identification and cultivation of workforce partners and relationships, exploring and demonstrating the talent pipeline in Wake County, and communicating about our efforts as a resource to prospective and existing companies and key stakeholders.
6:00 - 6:30pm Networking and light hors d'oeuvres
6:30 - 7:45pm Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:45 - 8:00pm Additional Networking