Second-Annual Pluralsight One Impact Book Showcases Another Year of Social Impact
“It’s incredible to see that what began as a simple idea just a few short years ago has now blossomed to produce such incredible impact for the world,” said
Believing technology has the power to create freedom, equality and opportunity around the globe,
“Pluralsight One is laser focused on our mission to democratize technology skills around the globe, and our accomplishments over the last year put us many steps closer to realizing our mission,” said
Key Milestones in 2019
Pluralsight Oneand Malala Fundpartner to advance the right to education for women and girls. On International Women's Day in March, Pluralsight One announced a partnership with Malala Fundto provide full platform access to Malala Fundstaff, in-country team members and Malala FundChampions. Pluralsight One is supporting the development and implementation of a technology skills development strategy and curated content so the team and Champions can apply technology-based solutions to barriers to girls’ education while scaling their impact in some of the hardest to reach parts of the world. Access to Pluralsight One’s tech skills platform will also be deployed with individuals supported by Malala Fund Champions to harness technology as a tool for women and girls to have a voice as well as create opportunity for 21st century employment. In addition to the product grant, through a financial commitment, the Pluralsight One Fundis providing Malala Fundunrestricted funds in support of their programs and strategic priorities.
- Pluralsight One partners with
Norwegian Refugee Councilto help address the needs of the global refugee crisis. In June, on World Refugee Day, Pluralsight One announced a partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council(NRC) to transform its digital capabilities and bring technology skills development opportunities to displaced people and their host communities around the world. The multi-year partnership is designed to create sustainable social impact for displaced and crisis-affected populations around the world, as well as increase the technical capabilities of NRC to support the organization's digital transformation. In addition, the Pluralsight One Fundis providing a three-year financial commitment to advance NRC’s digital transformation goals.
- Pluralsight One partners with Year Up to close the opportunity divide through technology. In August, Pluralsight One announced a partnership with the national workforce development nonprofit Year Up to close the Opportunity Divide for underserved young adults by building technology skills that strengthen pathways to professional employment. The multi-year, national partnership will support Year Up staff’s technology skill development as well as that of the 4,500 young adults supported by their programming each year. The three-year product grant includes technology strategy development, curated content mapped to industry partners’ needs, and access to the Pluralsight One tech skills development platform for staff, students and alumni. In addition, Pluralsight One is supplementing the product-based grant investment with a financial commitment from the
Pluralsight One Fundto support Year Up’s tech strategy and development.
- Advancing access to high-quality computer science education for K-12 students in
Utahand nationally. Pluralsightis committed to expanding opportunities for K-12 students to learn computer science. In our home state of Utahin 2019, Pluralsight One funded the development of the 4-year Utah Computer Science Education Master Plan to ensure every public K-12 student in Utahhas the opportunity to learn computer science by 2022. Pluralsight One also helped lead the formation of the Silicon Slopes Computer Science Fund, which is the first of its kind in the nation.
Pluralsight One is Pluralsight’s social enterprise. It is the company’s commitment to drive significant, lasting social impact by improving equal access to technology skills and investing in catalytic solutions. For more information about Pluralsight One, visit www.pluralsightone.org.
Source: Pluralsight, Inc.