“Every one of us needs to become technologically capable regardless of the field that you’re participating in,” said Pat Gelsinger at a Work Ahead: Ready for 2030 event. “So the idea of lifelong education and re-education becomes the central thesis of what the next several decades of work will look like.”
About 130 years ago, Reverend Adoniram Judson (A. J.) Gordon sent a group of missionaries from his Boston Missionary Training Institute (today Gordon College) to Korea—a significant movement that would change the country forever.
Praxis Partner Andy Crouch, Hershey Company CGO Mary Beth West and Starbucks Chairman Mike Ullman discussed the future of work at a kickoff event for Gordon College’s new yearlong Work Ahead: Ready for 2030 initiative.
First-year students will be 30 years old in 2030, and by some estimates, more than two-thirds of them will work in careers and roles that don’t exist today.
The College will award honorary doctorates to entrepreneur Rev. Dr. Kwabena Darko, evangelist Beth Moore, education expert Solano Portela-Terra, talent acquisition guru Russell Reynolds and local church leader Rev. Dr. Wesley A. Roberts.