The increased speed of doing business, accelerated changes in technology, and constant disruption of established markets, are challenging organizations to change their business models. This panel will discuss how innovation is a critical response to these pressures and will share their strategies for changing organizational culture and processes for promoting innovative practices across their organizations.
Ana works with Tucson’s business and industry community to develop strategies and programs by which Pima Community College can help them achieve their workforce development goals. She works with the academic areas of the College to help inform course content on the knowledge and skills employers require from graduates. She follows economic development trends and government policy initiatives to help the College stay ahead of any changes. Ana has been involved in business development for over 20 years. She has supported business and industry from her positions in both the private and public sectors.