Adam Torres and Laurie Sallarulo discuss developing transferable skills.
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Developing transferable skills is a top priority for many educators. This component of education is vital to promoting a vibrant workforce. In this episode, Adam Torres and Laurie Sallarulo, President & CEO at Junior Achievement of South Florida, explore how Junior Achievement of South Florida is helping our future leaders thrive.
About Laurie Sallarulo
Laurie rose through the ranks of corporate and non profit sectors from Jr. Accountant to CFO to CEO. She is a forward thinking and innovative leader that takes organizations from struggling to good to great. She was recently appointed by Governor Scott as Chair of the Early Learning Coalition of Broward and is a member of the Florida Early Learning Advisory Council.
Junior Achievement of South Florida is training the next generation of business leaders, employees and consumers by educating students about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness.
Our mission is to inspire and prepare youth to succeed in a global economy.
With the help of over 7,000 trained corporate and community volunteers and mentors, JA delivers over 20 unique programs to 50,000 students in classrooms throughout Broward and south Palm Beach counties and at JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion on the Broward College North Campus, a first-class facility housing two JA BizTowns and JA Finance Park.
Junior Achievement of South Florida has served almost 1,000,000 students since it was founded locally in 1959 by teh Fort Lauderdale Rotary Club.