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Skillpoint Alliance Honors Tricia S. Berry with the Unlocking Potential Award

At our Human Capital Honors luncheon on September 16, Tricia S. Berry was awarded the Unlocking Potential Award. Tricia was recently named one of the 100 Women Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector and is currently the Director of the Women in Engineering program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a huge activist for recruiting women into STEM related career fields and has worked with Skillpoint Alliance for over a decade to reach this underrepresented group. Skillpoint has been a Continue Reading >

Skillpoint Alliance Presents Applied Materials with the Responding to Industry Award

At our Human Capital Honors Luncheon on September 16th, Skillpoint Alliance presented Applied Materials with the Responding to Industry Award. This award is given to one of Skillpoint’s industry partners that has worked directly with Skillpoint to provide opportunities for our participants to succeed. Applied Materials has continuously worked to support strategic education efforts focused on student academic achievement in STEM education and professional development resources for  teachers. Continue Reading >

Human Capital Honors Luncheon Celebrates 20 Years of Workforce Development

Skillpoint Alliance hosted their 20th Anniversary Human Capital Honors luncheon on September 16, 2014 at the Gateway Motor Club. The Inaugural event congratulated those who have worked with Skillpoint Alliance to carry out its mission of sustaining industry-led workforce development solutions, while also recognizing the need to develop and provide more educational opportunities for the local community. For over 20 years, Skillpoint Alliance has provided the City of Austin with connections to Continue Reading >