Lynn Raicik

Lynn Raicik

Hartford Workforce Leaders Academy, Class of 2017-18, Economic Opportunities Program

Senior Workforce Specialist, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Hartford, CT

Lynn Raicik currently serves as Senior Workforce Specialist in the Education and Workforce Development Initiative for Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. In this capacity, she is responsible for workforce-related activities in research and planning, program development, outreach and advocacy, information and referral, employer engagement, and partner development. Ms. Raicik manages a workforce programming grant awarded by Workforce Solutions Collaborative Metro Hartford that provides funding for recruitment, training, and retention services for low-skill job-seekers. She co-convenes an Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership (AMEP) group with the regional workforce investment board, Capital Workforce Partners (CWP). Previously she was a Program Specialist for a US Department of Defense grant program to develop a New England-based Regional Aerospace and Defense Exchange, a cluster initiative that supports all components of workforce development. Ms. Raicik is graduate of University of Hartford with a master’s degree in organizational behavior. She attained her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in English and applied social relations.

Lynn Raicik is a member of the Hartford Workforce Leaders Academy, Class of 2017-18, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at