EMPath Selected as JFF's $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge Winners at ASU GSV Summit
Apr 9, 2019
Cell-Ed Works was selected for its mobile-first career coaching and support service. EMPath won for its brain science-informed mentoring platform. Both focus on increasing the wages of low-income Americans.
SAN DIEGO and BOSTON, April 9, 2019 – JFF, a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems, today announced Cell-Ed Works and EMPath as the winners of the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge. Supported by Schmidt Futures, this competition sought ideas to raise the annual wages of at least 100,000 workers by $10,000 or more by the end of 2021 for a total impact of $1 billion. The purpose of the challenge was to address the national issue of wage stagnation.