The Digital Workforce Education Society, (DWES) is an International non-profit organization providing digital
infrastructure, training and curriculum development designed to deliver distance education and online training
for a 21st Century Global Workforce.
DWES maintains internet servers located in cybercenters for the express
purpose of delivering reliable online content and collaboration tools to remote users throughout the world. DWES' collaboration
tools includes board room quality videoconferencing, voice over IP webcast portals and online collaboration portals used
throughout the world.
Users include US and International Federal and State
Government Agencies and Ministries, a network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) located in Colleges
and Universities providing free business consulting to US companies, US and Foreign Education Institutions and individual
distance educators, International Community Training Centers, and our Chapter Offices in the U.S., Mexico, Switzerland
DWES also manages an industrial scale computer and electronics recycling and refurbishing
program in Illinois and Wisconsin in partnership with state government agencies, higher education institutions and non-profit,
grassroots community organizations. The recycling program provides technology access and entry level technology job
training to low income and minority populations in Illinois and Wisconsin who are caught in the Digital Divide or
who seek training for 21st Century job skills.
RECYCLING AND REUSING JUST ONE COMPUTER AND MONITOR SAVES:
- 30 lbs of hazardous waste from landfills
- 70 lbs of solid waste from landfills
- 7,719 kilowatts of energy
- 1,339 lbs of CO2 emitted into the atomosphere
In addition, DWES has partnerships with a number of government agencies, education
institutions, chambers of commerce and non profits and is an Illinois Entrepreneurship Network Affiliate
specializing in curriculum development, multi-media digital production, technology training and technology support
for economic development agencies, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Networks and the host education institutions
housing SBDC centers.