A Pivotal Moment in the Organization’s Mission
PHOENIX, AZ, November 26, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Read The Future, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit nonpartisan organization inspiring a roadmap for holistic workforce development announces a milestone in its journey since its founding in 2021 by Derick F. Tangap. The formation of a dedicated governance body represents a pivotal moment in the organization’s mission to incubate, invest and inspire workforce development in and entertainment production and space exploration.
With perspectives spanning the public, nonprofit, and private sectors, the newly appointed board members reinforce Read The Future’s mission. As the organization designs its two workforce programs, Conversations and Sprout, the board members strengthen its mission to inspire holistic workforce development complementary to the needs of industry ecosystems and education standards.
The new appointed board members consist of:
Duane Roen – Emeritus Professor of English, Senior Global Futures Scientist, and Former Dean and Vice Provost at Arizona State University.
Colleen Howard – Co-Founder of StartUp STEM, Former Space Frontier Foundation Advocate, and Former K-12 STEM Specialist at Mesa Public Schools.
Charlotte Simunek – Visiting Professor at Arizona State University, Partnership Manager at Cergy Paris University, Arizona State University and Living Planet Institute.
Gabriel Bey – CEO of Moorish Manor Publishing and Principal Partner of Phoenix Music & Film.
As forward-thinking community leaders, each board member’s unique experiences have played a vital role in shaping a stronger and brighter future in Arizona and the world. Their joint expertise will be instrumental in steering the strategic growth of Read The Future, ensuring the organization thrives at the forefront of holistic workforce development.
Founder of Read The Future, Derick F. Tangap expressed a sense of solidarity, commenting “The formation of our governance body unites altruism and action to a shared commitment to foster holistic workforce development.” Derick added “I am grateful for the opportunity to work with this fantastic group and learn from their guidance and insights. Our efforts we create opportunities, resources and solutions to address the workforce challenges of today’s innovative and tomorrow’s digital economy.”
The board members, driven by a shared sense of collaborative community building and pragmatism, eagerly anticipate the challenges and opportunities ahead. Their synergic focus centers on structuring the organization and aligning internal objectives to its mission.
Founded in 2021, Read The Future is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization guided by a mission to incubate, invest and inspire holistic workforce development. Through its programs Conversations and Sprout, Read The Future inspires a roadmap for future workforce development by ameliorating communities through meaningful workforce development in media and entertainment production and space exploration.
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