Workforce Realigned: Smarter Partnerships For More Complicated Times

Jake Segal May 28, 2021

The economy is changing fast, and the skills needed tomorrow are unpredictable. That unpredictability has too often led to retreat. Workforce Realigned: How New Partnerships Are Advancing Economic Mobility is a new book charting 19 case studies and ideas about how to do the opposite: how to build partnerships around results than can reboot economic mobility in America. This panel will highlight breakthrough examples from the book, featuring editors and authors, and propose a path forward to bringing more of these ideas to scale.



Meta Themes

  • Stakeholder Economics & Leadership

  • Impact Investing


Future of work; outcomes funding; Pay for Success; income share agreements; career impact bonds.

Purpose and Desired Outcome

To highlight examples of innovative workforce partnerships, unpack core themes from Workforce Realigned, and start laying the groundwork community-driven "action groups" (supported by national experts and authors from the book) to help replicate these ideas in new communities around the country.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Government

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Service Providers


  • NameJake Edwards
  • TitleVice President
  • OrganizationSocial Finance
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameStuart Andreason
  • TitleAssistant Vice President and Director of the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity
  • OrganizationFederal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • StatusInvited
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