Las Vegas and Washington–(business wire)–Mitsubishi Electric and the Mitsubishi Electric Foundation of America (MEAF) are preparing to make employee training programs accessible to youth with disabilities using assistive technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week and present the benefits of empowerment. We fill the gap in today’s high-tech jobs and contribute to a global, sustainable and smart society.
Since 1991, MEAF has worked with non-profit partners to develop curricula, learning technologies and corporate partnerships to promote inclusive and quality education, empower young people with disabilities and address the competitive job market. I have prepared for According to Kevin R. Webb, senior director of the MEAF, a small number of people with disabilities are being employed by workers with disabilities, as reported in the Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s November 2022 National Trends in Employing People with Disabilities (nTIDE) report. Despite significant improvements, people with disabilities still make up twice as many. You are just as likely to become unemployed as someone without a disability. This talent pool sits on the sidelines, but his 2018 Skills Gap and Future Jobs study by Deloitte and his Institute for Manufacturing shows that by 2028, he will have 2.4 million of manufacturing jobs are expected to disappear. This gap could cost him $11.5 trillion in cumulative GDP growth by 2028.
“We are committed to addressing the technical skills gap by supporting organizations that help build a pipeline of diverse, talented and trusted talent to meet the workforce needs of today and tomorrow. We’re working on it,” said Webb. “The nonprofit partners we have worked with and funded are leading technology platforms that are in great demand to prepare young people with disabilities with the skills that will help meet the needs of today’s workforce. are used to develop highly sophisticated learning programs.”
Examples of leading technology learning programs supported by MEAF include: Career Launch @ Perkins is an innovative customer experience talent development program for blind and visually impaired individuals interested in careers in Salesforce® and customer service. Uniquely Aled Project® to prepare a young man with autism for her career as a CNC machine operator. Exceptional Minds Academy and Studio for Autistic Artists and Animators provides invaluable experience for working in games and Hollywood studio films.
Webb, who leads sustainability and social impact efforts at Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., said the foundation’s work is just one aspect of Mitsubishi Electric’s broader environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy. I’m here. The power of the company’s people, processes, products and philanthropy to address social challenges.
“Our products span many industries making critical contributions to the growth of the smart world,” said Webb. “This will allow us to improve our solutions, help our customers achieve their business goals, and in the long term, to help solve macrosocial challenges such as accelerating, optimizing, and decarbonizing, data-driven We are uniquely positioned to gather cross-industry business insights that shape the use and reuse of critical resources and promote well-being and inclusion for all, especially those with disabilities.”
For more information on Mitsubishi Electric’s efforts to promote a sustainable smart society globally, please visit us.mitsubishielectric.com/en. For more information about the Foundation, please visit www.meaf.org.
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About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.
Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., a US affiliate of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, manufactures cooling and heating products, elevators and escalators, space and sensing systems, and semiconductor devices. Mitsubishi Electric contributes to a vibrant and sustainable society through continuous innovation and “Making Changes for the Better.” For more information, visit us.mitsubishielectric.com/en.
About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503), with 100 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, is a leading manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development, satellites, A recognized global leader in marketing and sales. Telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation, building equipment. Based on the spirit of “Changes for the Better,” Mitsubishi Electric enriches society through technology. For more information, please visit www.MitsubishiElectric.com.
About Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF)
The Mitsubishi Electric Foundation of America is based in the Washington, DC area and was founded in 1991 by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of America. These companies manufacture, sell and distribute a wide range of consumer, industrial, commercial and professional electronic products. The Foundation has donated more than $21.5 million to organizations that help young people with disabilities lead more inclusive and productive lives. For more information, please visit www.MEAF.org.