Stretch Your Impact - faculty talk with Ben Armstrong

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

Join the MIT PKG Center in conversation with Ben Armstrong, Interim Executive Director and a Research Scientist at MIT’s Industrial Performance Center. His research and teaching examine how workers, firms, and regions adapt to technological change. His current projects include a national plan for the U.S. manufacturing workforce in partnership with the Department of Defense, as well as a policy playbook developing lessons for struggling regional economies in the United States.

In his work, Ben has collaborated with governments, non-profit organizations, and firms to understand how scholarship and education can be useful to practitioners and policymakers. Ben completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University and his PhD at MIT. Before graduate school, he helped lead an open-source hardware non-profit and worked at Google Inc.

Want to learn more about Ben’s work? Check out this Forbes article featuring his work. 

On Zoom - RSVP to get Zoom link 

Wednesday, January 19th, at 12 PM

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