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A Coastal Engineer from Vietnam is Proud to Protect California Coastline

Name: To Dang

Country: Vietnam

Profession: Coastal Scientist

To Dang and his wife were well known Coastal Engineers in Vietnam. When they arrived in the U.S. they soon realized they did not know about the U.S. cultural context, let alone how to get a job in this country. He worked as a tour guide to help pay the bills and was not sure if he would ever find a professional job. “When I went to the first Upwardly Global workshop, my hope came back,” he recalled.

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Upwardly Global's Impact

"I feel very fortunate to be a member of Upwardly Global. Without them, I will certainly not be able to find my directions."

Name: Shuang Li

Country: Afghanistan

Profession: Analytics Consultant

Company: MSCI

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