Fourteen Iowa employers will receive a combined $244,100 from the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant that helps employers provide postsecondary training and education opportunities for their staff, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday. With this third round of grants, the Employer Innovation Fund has allocated $1.2 million to 49 awardees across the […]

Former astronaut Peggy Whitson, space and science consultant, will be the afternoon keynote speaker for the governor’s 2019 Future Ready Iowa Summit titled STEM Education + Workplace Partnerships. The statewide event on April 30 at the Iowa Events Center is open to the public, and will also include remarks by Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. […]

The 2019 Future Ready Iowa Summit, titled “STEM Education and Workplace Partnerships,” takes place April 30 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday. The event is hosted by the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. Keynote speakers are Pallavi Verma, senior managing director U.S.-Midwest at Accenture, and Reynolds, who will announce […]