FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum
March 18, 19 & 20, 2021
Maryland Department of Labor’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Erin Roth is Maryland Department of Labor’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. In this role, Erin provides leadership for activities of the Division, which employs 450 employees and has a budget of approximately $110 million of federal and state funds. Before assuming her current role, Ms. Roth served as the Division’s Policy Director, leading major initiatives and policy innovations for the state’s workforce system to ensure businesses and job seekers have the opportunities and support needed to thrive in today’s economy. She chairs Maryland’s statewide policy committee for implementation of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and is a recognized thought leader on workforce development. Roth holds a Bachelor of Arts in global studies from Loyola University Maryland and a Master of Arts in public policy from Johns Hopkins University.