Opportunity@work

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    Opportunity@Work is a new civic enterprise focused on re-wiring the U.S. labor market to enable more Americans to achieve upward mobility in the job market. Based at New America in Washington DC. We aim to create a job market where: - Employers hire based on competence, readiness, and attitude - not just on experience and pedigree. - High-quality training, accessible to anyone motivated and prepared to master valuable skills, creates pathways to better jobs. - Technology is used to accelerate learning and optimize human capital potential - not just to automate tasks.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2015
    HQWashington, US
    Websiteopportunityatwork.org

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)38(+16%)
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at Opportunity@work

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Director
    Byron Auguste

    Byron Auguste

    CEO & Co-Founder, Director
    Karan Chopra

    Karan Chopra

    Co-Founder & Senior Advisor
    Komal Kirtikar

    Komal Kirtikar

    Senior Vice President & Head of Marketplace
    Shad Ahmed

    Shad Ahmed

    Senior Vice President & Chief Partnerships Officer
    Nalin Liyanamana

    Nalin Liyanamana

    Director of Finance and Administration
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    Opportunity@work Office Locations

    Opportunity@work has an office in Washington
    Washington, US (HQ)
    1107 19th St NW
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    Opportunity@work Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2015

    Opportunity@work Cybersecurity Score

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    A

    96/100

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    Opportunity@work Online and Social Media Presence

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    Opportunity@work Blogs

    Reflections on #BlackLivesMatter and Opportunity in America

    During a speech given at a remembrance of George Floyd, former NBA basketball player Stephen Jackson said, “The difference between me and my brother, [George] Floyd, is I had opportunity. So many of my brothers are so talented and are sitting in the ghettos and hoods right now because they don’t hav…

    Discovering STARs just got easier: Introducing a new and inclusive jobs marketplace

    The labor market was broken even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, especially for those without a four-year college degree.Newsflash: It’s worse now. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics April unemployment numbers, workers with only a high school diploma and workers with “some college or an ass…

    COVID-19: A Chance to Build A STARs Powered Economy

    Opportunity@Work has spent the last five years thinking about our labor market. Like many who have studied labor trends, we found that even during a period of strong economic growth, the economy was not working for the majority of workers.Wages remained stagnant, many workers were shut out of econom…

    The STARs Will Shine Bright in 2020

    Happy New Year and I hope your 2020 is off to a great start! I’m writing to update you on how Opportunity@Work and our partners have been working towards our mission of rewiring the U.S. labor market, what to expect from us in 2020, and how you can stay or get more involved.The last year saw a risin…

    68 Million Reasons to Explore our New Website

    By Will Villota, Director of Marketing and CommunicationsWe’re so glad you’ve come to explore our redesigned website! Of course, we hope you’ll find it easy to navigate and visually appealing. But far more important, we hope you’ll find it a valuable and inspiring resource for understanding our miss…

    What Happens After America Graduates From High School?

    We often say today’s economic shifts are “unprecedented.” But there is a precedent — the American high school movement a century ago.Millions of students earned their high school diplomas this month. And as the caps and gowns are packed away, another generation will begin to look toward their career…
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    Opportunity@work Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Opportunity@work founded?

      Opportunity@work was founded in 2015.

    • Who are Opportunity@work key executives?

      Opportunity@work's key executives are Anne-Marie Slaughter, Byron Auguste and Karan Chopra.

    • How many employees does Opportunity@work have?

      Opportunity@work has 38 employees.

    • Who are Opportunity@work competitors?

      Competitors of Opportunity@work include Soldsie, DevMountain and Startup Institute.

    • Where is Opportunity@work headquarters?

      Opportunity@work headquarters is located at 1107 19th St NW, Washington.

    • Where are Opportunity@work offices?

      Opportunity@work has an office in Washington.

    • How many offices does Opportunity@work have?

      Opportunity@work has 1 office.