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Julia Blackburn

Chief Executive Officer, NPower Canada

Julia has over 30 years of experience working with small businesses and non-profit organizations in the performing arts and in social services. She currently serves as the CEO of NPower Canada, a charitable organization which addresses youth unemployment through a comprehensive workforce development program. As the founding executive, Julia launched the US-based company in Canada in 2014 and is currently implementing a national scaling initiative.

All Sessions by Julia Blackburn & Andrew Reddin

Organizational Development Sessions:
Workforce Development – Fresh Approaches for a New Environment

11:15 AM

NPower Canada, an IT sector-based workforce development organization, will facilitate a discussion about innovative practices in employer-driven workforce development. Topics will include strengths-based marketing of job seekers and employer-informed program design. This interactive session will draw upon the insights and expertise of participants as well as the presenters to further identify promising best practices.