Deputy Program Manager
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
Cranston, Rhode Island
Laura Hastings is the Deputy Program Director of Real Jobs RI, which is housed within the RI Department of Labor and Training. Real Jobs RI in an innovative, demand-driven, workforce development program that finds success by growing business-led partnerships to build workforce solutions to address each sector’s unique workforce challenges. Real Jobs RI works because companies get the talent they need to compete globally and grow locally, and Rhode Islanders get opportunities to thrive in a flourishing economy. Laura worked for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for many years before moving back to the East Coast. Laura’s current Real Jobs RI partnerships include Commercial Fishing, Green Collar Jobs, Aquaculture, Wind Energy, Solar Energy, and Commercial and Residential Construction.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM