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Norma Rey-Alicea is the Executive Director and co-founder of NextGen Talent (NGT). NGT’s innovative web-based tools and training services empower low-income students and their counselors to identify postsecondary programs and career paths with strong labor market payoffs. Norma has dedicated her career to the development of new educational models and career advancement solutions to close the opportunity gap for low-income students of all backgrounds, with a focus on Latinx, Black, Native American, and immigrant students. She is a proud Guarani native & Latina from Jamaica Plain. She has an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government as well as a BA in Government from Harvard University.
The talks, which are free and open to the public, will also be livestreamed on YouTube. U-M students can participate in the series as a one-credit course - look for it as SWK 503 section 001.
About the series
Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through an in-person lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from across the nation. Our goal is to help build a broad community of learners to engage in these issues together.
Speakers are national and global experts drawn from university, business, and community contexts who explore interdisciplinary real-world poverty solutions from a wide variety of perspectives. The talks, which are free and open to the public, will be livestreamed on YouTube. U-M students can participate in the series as a one-credit course.
For more info, please visit poverty.umich.edu/speakers