Alcatel-Lucent Foundation: ConnectEd Australia Employee Engagement Highlights

Sep 8, 2014 10:05 AM ET

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation Blog: ConnectEd Australia Employee Engagement Highlig…

An “apprentice-style’ challenge was one aspect of a Career Workshop in Australia that prepares ConnectEd students for the world of work. This, and other innovative methods such as Virtual Mentoring, helps prepare more than a thousand students with the skills they need for successful employment.

Learn more about how Alcatel-Lucent volunteers are preparing students for the working world.

More about ConnectEd:
The Alcatel-Lucent Foundation has partnered with World Education Inc. to implement ConnectEd, the global signature program of the Foundation. ConnectEd is designed to address factors limiting the work and life options of disadvantaged youth, with an emphasis on girls and women. The program has better prepared 21,944* young people from marginalized communities for the world of work in Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia. ConnectEd began in April 2011 and will continue in Indonesia through March 2015.