Institute for the Future of Work

Strada Institute advances our understanding of the changing nature of work, so that we can design and create the learning ecosystem of the future.
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Our Research

The future of work matters, but the future of workers matters more.

In a world of jarring economic and technological transformation, workers will need to access education and skills training throughout their working lives to remain competitive and employed.

Already, 44 million Americans without a college degree are either jobless or earning less than a living wage to support themselves and their families. They are most at risk of being left behind by the future of work.

Our research examines the challenges and opportunities these workers face with the goal of driving innovations to help people thrive by transitioning seamlessly between learning and work.

Innovator Spotlights

Meet the Team


Janet Salm

Managing Director of Research Strada Education Network

Holly Custard, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Institute Partnerships and Outreach Strada Education Network

Melissa Leavitt Ph.D.

Director of Research

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