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Providing Technology Training for Minorities With Nilda Thomas, Workforce eTraining Solutions

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Nilda Thomas is the Founder and CEO of Workforce eTraining Solutions, formally known as International Forensics eLearning Academy, a distributor of web and cloud-based learning technologies and curated content. Nilda established Workforce eTraining Solutions with a vision of providing access to online technology training to minorities: women, youth, displaced workers, veterans, and underserved communities.

Nilda is a business leader committed to learning innovation and technology. She spent more than 20 years sharpening her expertise at technology giants like Deloitte, Microsoft, AT&T, and other Fortune 500 companies before starting Workforce eTraining Solutions. She holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Nilda’s experience working in the tech industry as a minority and what she learned
  • Nilda talks about creating her first online training business
  • How technological resources can be used to gear training and education to minorities
  • The core messaging behind Nilda’s work
  • Challenges caused by shifts to online learning and the mistakes trainers are making
  • How Nilda helps teachers gain technical training
  • How to get in touch with Nilda Thomas

In this episode…

Because of the pandemic, many personal trainers, coaches, and training institutions have been forced to start offering online classes to their students. For minority groups, getting decent training on technology can be a challenge. Their positions at work could also be at risk because many employers want technologically-savvy employees.

It just so happens that this is a goal Nilda Thomas has in mind: to help minorities gain technology skills that they can use to either land better employment opportunities or stay competitive in their current jobs. She also educates her clients on soft skills so they can learn how to collaborate with others and experience success in the workplace.

In this week’s episode of the Innovations and Breakthroughs Podcast, Rich Goldstein is joined by Nilda Thomas, the Founder and CEO of Workforce eTraining Solutions, to find out how Nilda helps minorities gain access to technology training. Nilda explains why she started the company, her core messaging, and the common challenges associated with online training.

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