Employment and Jobs

Opening Remarks — Margot Brandenburg, Ford Foundation

April 2, 2024  • Economic Opportunities Program


In this clip, Ford Foundation Senior Program Officer Margot Brandenburg and Aspen Institute Vice President Maureen Conway (who also serves as executive director of the Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program) provide opening remarks for the second day of the 2024 Employee Ownership Ideas Forum.

The Forum is hosted by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and the Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing. Our 2024 Forum, “Employee Ownership on the Ground,” brought innovative employee share ownership initiatives and speakers from around the country to Washington DC to highlight how this bipartisan approach to improving jobs, wealth creation, and business performance is helping create more equitable economies in states, cities, and rural communities.

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