The Winning Edge Leadership Academy and its network have championed a vision of economic mobility for all by forging relationships and supporting a community of diverse talent who will shape the landscape of decision making in the industry.
The lack of a pathway from college to career is a major contributor to the economic insecurity that continues to plague underrepresented communities. Un- and underemployment doesn’t just hurt these would-be workers now; it can depress their earnings for years into the future due to the lack of opportunity to gain professional work experience, make professional connections, and develop skills.
Gigs for Game Changers connect students and recent grads with short-term, professional experiences created by corporate partners and individual supporters wanting to create change.
Creating real change lives in the collective hearts and habits of people and their shared perception of “how things are done around here". We believe connecting them with short-term projects will create the lasting change we seek in our industry.
Business leaders can make good on their promise of corporate social responsibility by providing pathways to good, full-time jobs for qualified students through gigs, or Micro-Internships.
Short-term, professional assignments offer an effective pathway to long-term career opportunities and are a proven means for these students to gain hands-on professional experiences, connect with employers, and explore career paths.
Gigs For Game Changers is a cost-effective and scalable way for companies to provide these types of opportunities for highly-motivated college students from underrepresented populations, while also supporting existing campus recruiting efforts.
Gigs for Game Changers connect students and recent grads with short-term, professional experiences created by corporate partners and individual supporters wanting to real change.