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Success Stories

Name: Alizata

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Profession: Case Manager

Struggling to meet the needs of her family members, Alizata came to Upwardly Global committed to make a better living for herself and her family and to find work that utilized her professional skills. Her focus and determination paid off. She is working as an advocate for the rights of immigrants.

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Upwardly Global's Impact

"Our strong collaboration with Upwardly Global serves as an ongoing source of talent to fuel the growth of my business and ensures positive health outcomes for both Chicago citizens and international visitors who have Limited English Proficiency."

Name: Kim Taylor

Country: USA

Profession: President

Company: Healthcare Langauge Services

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Alumni

Stay connected to our growing network of diverse global professionals

We established the Alumni Network to support your career progression and to encourage your ongoing involvement with Upwardly Global. The Alumni Network includes more than 880 alumni members across the country and the numbers continue to grow. Connections are very important for success in the U.S. Whether searching for a resource, a new connection, or advice in your field, the Alumni Network offers a way to reach out to others who have shared your experience.  Stay connected to this community through events, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Tell us what you are doing now. Be a spokesperson for Upwardly Global.

It is important to let Upwardly Global know about your successes in the workplace.  Whether you received a raise or a promotion, returned to school, or secured a new job on your own, we want to recognize you and tell your story. Your accomplishments will inspire new job seekers and Upwardly Global can prove the impact it is making through our program and secure funding to continue helping others.

Contact us and tell us your unique success story or share a resource that you think others would find helpful.

We have an important role for you at Upwardly Global

The U.S. has a culture of giving back if you have been helped by someone, and we hope you will consider giving back to Upwardly Global.  There are many ways you can give back to Upwardly Global:

Become a volunteer
Volunteers are crucial to job seeker success. They answered your questions and provided you with guidance and feedback during your job search. Now you have the chance to be a volunteer and do the same for someone else.

Tell us about open positions
Help our current job seekers explore career options, find job and internship opportunities and make connections. If your company has available opportunities, please contact us and tell us about the job opportunities.

Encourage your employer to get involved 
Through corporate volunteer days, or as a member of our employer network, your company can gain valuable access to our network. Tell your employer about Upwardly Global.

Make a donation 
In the U.S. we have an important tradition of philanthropy. Whether to our colleges, churches or nonprofit organizations that have supported us, we believe in giving a piece of our success back to help others. Your contribution will help us reach more job seekers and eliminate the barriers to professional success for immigrant professionals. Click here to make a donation.

Refer a job seeker
Refer your friends and other skilled immigrants to Upwardly Global so that they can find hope and begin the steps to rebuilding their professional career in the U.S. Tell us about ways we can reach other individuals and immigrant communities who need our help.

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