How does income influence the overall health, and livelihood of a community? According to leading experts in the field, there is a direct correlation between income inequality, physical and mental illness, and lower life expectancy. In addition, gender inequality in the workplace means that on a global average women receive a 23% lower income pay than men working the same job. Join UNC Charlotte’s Social Economic Development Virtual Career Accelerator to begin your career journey in this complex and diverse field. You’ll gain practical experience and industry insight working with experts and local and international organizations around the world.