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Mayor Bowser to Announce New Tech Job Training Opportunities

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Innovative Agreement Will Train More Than 100 DC Residents and Keep FiscalNote Headquarters in DC

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, June 22, at 4 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will announce an innovative agreement that will provide at least 100 DC residents with pathways to jobs in technology and allow FiscalNote, a DC-based technology company, to retain its headquarters in Washington, DC. The new incentive continues the Bowser Administration’s commitment to expanding the District’s innovation economy that will serve as a national model for inclusion and diversity. Over the past year, Mayor Bowser released the District’s first-ever report on the current state of tech inclusion with specific goals of creating 5,000 new tech jobs for underrepresented workers and 500 new tech businesses founded by underrepresented entrepreneurs.

WHEN:
Thursday, June 22, at 4 pm  

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Tim Hwang, Chief Executive Officer, FiscalNote 

WHERE:
FiscalNote Headquarters
1 Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 800
Open Press
*Closest Metro: McPherson Square Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).