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Name: Munara

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Profession: Operations Manager

For four years Munara, while continuing to search for professional employment in her field, struggled to make ends meet driving a taxi long hours every day. Munara refused to give up. She joined Upwardly Global, approaching her job search with the same level of dedication and perseverance that helped her make her way to the U.S.

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"He who dreams is not a fool. Let us not all have a place for self-doubt and despair as we should always try to convert adversities and odds into opportunities. I thank you all Upwardly Global team for providing help and inspiration when it was badly needed."

Name: Abebe Gellaw

Country: Ethiopia

Profession: Executive Director

Company: Ethiopian Satellite Televison

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Positive Attitude and Tireless Efforts Lead to New Career with Top American Bank


Rotimi, a pension fund and client relationship manager in his home country of Nigeria, joined Upwardly Global. From the very beginning of his search, Rotimi consistently displayed a positive attitude, firmly believing he would one day find success in the U.S.


Rotimi

Personal Banker

Nigeria

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting and Finance


Customer Service Representative at Macy's

Rotimi, a pension fund and client relationship manager in his home country of Nigeria, joined Upwardly Global in November 2009. From the very beginning of his search, Rotimi consistently displayed a positive attitude, firmly believing he would one day find success in the U.S.

Always professional, prepared, and punctual, he was greatly admired by the Upwardly Global staff. Determined to find a professional position, Rotimi acted on the team's initial suggestions and successfully completed the JPMorgan Chase Personal Banker Exam prior to joining the Upwardly Global program.  Once he completed the December 2009 Career Summit, he immediately set out on interviews. His tireless effort to reestablish his career in the United States, combined with his professional experience and skills, resulted in his new career as a personal banker at JPMorgan Chase.

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