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Thursday, May 16 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Assisting Professional Immigrants with their US Job Search

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Join us for this introduction on how to assist foreign educated or trained immigrants with their US job search. Where do you begin? How do you assess their qualifications? Do they need a state occupational license? How can you connect them with a professional network? Come learn the answers to these questions and more.

Speakers:
Annie Fenton, Program Director, Michigan International Talent Solutions Program
Mahlet Mamo, Jobversity National Account Manager, Upwardly Global
Elizabeth Jones, Director of Programs, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Moderator:
Tadd Wamester, Business Development Director – US Initiatives, Voxy

Speakers
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Tadd Wamester

Director, New Americans Initiative
Tadd leads the New Americans Initiative at Voxy and is focused on building bridges for English language learners into sector-focused employment training programs while developing diverse & skilled talent pipelines for high-demand employment sectors that support regional economic development... Read More →
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Annie Fenton

Program Director, Michigan International Talent Solutions Program
Annie Fenton is the creator and Program Director of the Michigan International Talent Solutions (MITS) program, which is a professional job search training and coaching program for highly-skilled immigrants in Michigan.  She previously served as Senior Associate for Employment Services... Read More →
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Mahlet Mamo

National Account Manager, Upwardly Global, Jobversity
Mahlet Mamo is the National Account Manager for Jobversity for Upwardly Global (UpGlo).  Prior to this position, she served as the IT Sector Program Associate and the talent account manager for IT sector UpGlo partners by building relationships with employers to identify pipeline... Read More →
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Elizabeth Jones

Director of Programs, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
Elizabeth Jones directs program development and evaluation at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, a non-profit dedicated to helping immigrants integrate into the US workforce. She lends her strategic skills to the role, which focuses on creative, data-driven solutions to... Read More →


Thursday May 16, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm PDT
Omni William Penn - Room A - Conference Level