In partnership with the Technology Association of Oregon, Clackamas Workforce Partnership, Workforce Southwest Washington and Prosper Portland, we are pleased to announce the release of TechTown PDX Talent Strategy. This plan emphasizes our focus on cultivating a diverse, homegrown talent pipeline to support the prosperity of the region's tech companies and people. Tech and tech-enabled industries are expected to grow 20% with 10,000 new jobs projected in our region by 2026. Workforce diversity, equity of access and inclusion have been identified by tech companies as challenges and this plan provides a roadmap to addressing and these issues.
The plan was presented to tech companies at a recent event and has received broad industry support.