Our mission

FHI 360’s National Institute for Work & Learning advances access, equity and excellence in education and workforce systems. We focus on two key drivers of individual well-being – education and employment – to improve lives.

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Live Event! Sparking Girls’ Interest in STEM²D Careers

Angela Shenton (Sr. Director, IT Procurement, Johnson & Johnson) and Lisa Johnson (Director, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI360) co-hosted this STEM2D Live Event, which explored the importance of engaging and mentoring girls along STEM²D career paths. Brenda Okereke (Rutgers University School of Engineering student) and Gloria Candelario Hossri (J&J volunteer mentor) shared their…

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Our Services

The National Institute for Work and Learning has over 50 years of experience improving lives.

  • Partnership Building

  • Policy Analysis

  • Strategic Planning

  • Program Design

  • Capacity Building

  • Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Products & Resources

  • Training & Technical Assistance

Areas of Expertise

  • Career and college readiness

    NIWL designs, delivers and evaluates programs to prepare all students to make informed choices about education and career pathways.

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  • Justice

    NIWL increases access and equity to education and work for young people impacted by the justice system.

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  • Workforce Development

    NIWL guides organizations that prepare and educate a highly skilled workforce for the 21st century global economy.

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  • Research & Evaluation

    NIWL enables our partners to use data for decision-making and to deploy evidence-driven strategies to achieve their goals.

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Our Current Funders

  • Cherokee Nation
  • Converse
  • GE Foundation
  • JA Worldwide
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Michigan Department of Education (MDE)
  • PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • US Department of Labor/ETA
  • Whanau Tahi Limited
  • Wallace Foundation

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