Re-equipping the Underemployed

A new Innovate Birmingham initiative helps disciplined workers move from menial to meaningful.

UAB’s Josh Carpenter (left) was a leader on the $6 million grant that is providing computer skills education for underemployed young adults like Allanté Jowers. Now Jowers also works at UAB. Photos by Cary Norton Before becoming an information technology professional, Allanté Jowers was a cook at a Birmingham country club.…

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