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Public Board Meeting: How Immigrant and Refugee Women Can Support Workforce Gaps and Strengthen our Communities

Public Board Meeting: How Immigrant and Refugee Women Can Support Workforce Gaps and Strengthen our Communities

On May 19th, 2022, Upwardly Global hosted our Public Board Meeting, focusing on “How Immigrant and Refugee Women Can Support Workforce Gaps and Strengthen our Communities.”

The hour-long conversation focused on a discussion with individuals who brought expertise and lived experience from critical countries across the global.

Speakers included Jeanne Batalova, Senior Policy Analyst and Director of the Migration Data Hub from the Migration Policy Institute (originally from Ukraine); Taciana Mello, The Girls on the Road Co-Founder and now N.A. Communications Manager, Corporate Citizenship, Accenture (originally from Brazil); Ivana Mousa, currently at the Arab American Family Support Center (originally a journalist from South Sudan); Zuhal Salim, women’s activist from Afghanistan, now at Upwardly Global; and Upwardly Global Chair Tammi Ling and CEO Jina Krause-Vilmar.

Watch the full recording on Youtube Below!

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