Are you interested in using education as talent attraction? Want to grow your relationships with large scale businesses? Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to hear from Kara Webb, Workforce Development Program Manager for Greater Lafayette Commerce.
Cost: $15 / Person (Includes Dinner)
Kara serves as the Workforce Development Director. Talent pipeline, workforce attraction and assisting existing businesses with workforce needs are her main responsibilities. Regional economic environment depends on the collaboration of community, education and industry. This partnership leads to a healthy pipeline of skilled workers.
Kara has developed her focus for workforce talent by serving as the manager for Business and Employer Services under the Indiana Department of Workforce Development as well as the Region 4 Workforce Board for over 13 years. She was appointed to the Indiana Works Council by Governor Pence in 2013 and continues to serve in that capacity in her role with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Kara was the key partner in the creation of the communities Advancing Manufacturing program and the State of Advanced Manufacturing system.
Kara’s passion in life is her family. Enjoying time with her husband and adult children exploring the world is what keeps her energized. Traveling helps her to appreciate and love Lafayette even more.