Top Reads from NOLABA’s City Competitiveness Expert, Katy Dupre

top reads katy dupreKaty Dupre is NOLABA's manager of economic competitiveness. She is responsible for tracking, analyzing and identifying best practices and policy implications related to the city's economic competitiveness and is committed to ensuring New Orleans adopts data-driven solutions that encourage innovation and forward thinking. Each month we'll highlight the top things she's reading to keep you informed on industry trends: 
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Venture for America Fellows at NOLABA Share First Impressions

venture americaFor the first time, the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) is participating in the Venture for America fellowship program, which places highly talented recent college graduates at organizations in cities with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems for two years. NOLABA's two VFA Fellows, Thomas Krumins and Sally Lindsay, share why they chose to pursue economic development in New Orleans in a LinkedIn column
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Poitevent of GNO, Inc. Explains Importance of Creating a Talent Pipeline

As Human Capital Manager at GNO, Inc., Evie Poitevent serves as the "Great Connector," assisting individuals and businesses who are considering moving to New Orleans to do business, or have already committed to doing so and to address the job-worker/worker-job disconnect. As part of the efforts to solve this challenge, she works on regional workforce pipeline flow and workforce retention strategies, starting with outreach and relationship building with our area two & four-year higher ed partners.
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