Advancing Inclusive GrowthAcross the Capital Region,
from Baltimore to Richmond.
A First-of-its-kind Civic Alliance
The Greater Washington Partnership is a civic alliance of the region’s leading employers who are committed to fostering unity and making the Capital Region—from Baltimore to Richmond—the most inclusive economy in the nation. Our top priority is catalyzing equitable solutions that make the region the best place to live work and thrive.
For the Future
Our Region’s future, and the success of our businesses, hinges on our ability to grow equitably and inclusively. Inclusive economies create better futures for everyone, helping build resiliency, attracting talent, and stimulating investment. No challenge is more urgent than this one. Our businesses cannot outgrow or outperform the communities we serve.
To develop the communities from Baltimore to Richmond into a national model for advancing equitable economic solutions. To that end, inclusive growth must be at the forefront of every business decision for every company across the region, which in turn will build resiliency, attract talent, and stimulate investments.
To help the Capital Region reach its potential. As the 3rd largest regional economy in the USA and the 7th largest in the world, we have the diverse talent, jobs, transportation, and innovation ecosystem needed to thrive.
The super-region from Baltimore to Richmond and catalyzing super-regional collaborations and solutions because:
Scale matters in the global competition for ideas, investment, and people.
Our people travel across jurisdictional boundaries for jobs, school, and life.
Our economic futures are increasingly intertwined – when one wins, we all win.
This Fresh Take interview features Chike Aguh, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Advisor for Delivery, United States Department of Labor. JB and Chike will discuss opportunities for collaboration among private sector and government employers to support and grow inclusive & diverse skilled workforces.
This Fresh Take interview featured Rosie Allen-Herring, President & CEO, United Way of the National Capital Area. JB and Rosie will discuss Upsurge's 'Equitech' framework, which anchors its work in a belief that diversity of teams, leadership, and perspectives are a force multiplier for tech company growth. they will also discuss the broader need for equity and inclusivity to power innovation ecosystems across the Capital Region.