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Stacking the S&T Bench: GAO Speaks to Today’s Federal Workforce Challenges

Nov 17, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:25 AM

Candice Wright

Director, Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics


Critical skill gaps are making it difficult for federal agencies to carry out their missions—particularly in science and technology. Join GAO Director Candice Wright to hear about GAO’s three key areas for building the federal science and technology workforce: strategic planning to identify skill gaps and future needs; improving federal pay and hiring; and addressing factors affecting the work environment, like sexual harassment.