It is part of BHEF
's National Higher Education and Workforce Initiative, which seeks to increase alignment between higher education and the workforce in high-skill, high-demand jobs, including in emerging fields such as artificial intelligence, data science and analytics.
In 2015, BGT prepared a follow-on report for the BHEF
that identified skill sets for Data Analytics jobs.
As a result, many who graduate from high school have relatively low science and/or mathematics ability and may not continue in these fields at post-secondary levels (BHEF
"The lack of diversity in data science is not only an employer problem, but also a national problem," the BHEF
In his current position, Roe provides leadership for BHEF
's STEM initiative, which has the goal to double the number of STEM graduates nationally.
This report summarizes a project undertaken by the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF
) that used a system dynamics modeling approach to understand the factors and describe the results that led to the success of Metropolitan College.
This project was undertaken by the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF
) with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Business-Higher Education Forum's (BHEF
's) Securing America's Leadership in STEM Initiative has broken new ground in addressing one of the nation's most critical challenges--increasing the number of students who are interested in and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, the so-called "STEM" fields.
The Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF
) is an organization of Fortune 500 chief executive officers (CEOs,) prominent college and university presidents, and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to the nation's education challenges in order to enhance U.S.
Nearly two years ago, the Business Leaders for Education (BLE), coordinated through Greater Louisville Inc., asked the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF
), a Washington, DC-based organization with experience in community-wide education improvement efforts, to guide them in assessing how best to improve educational attainment within Louisville.
's theory of action posits that community leaders coalesce around a shared vision that is shaped by local context and needs.
Recognizing this, the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF
) and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, with support from the Goldman Sachs Foundation, hosted the inaugural Institute for Strategic Investment in Education (ISIE) on April 3-5, 2008 at Harvard University.