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Murtaza built a successful career as a monitoring and evaluation expert in Afghanistan, but his work as a U.S. contractor made him a target for the Taliban. He came to the US through SIV. It was difficult to be new to the U.S. amid covid lockdowns. He started working on certifications for Microsoft, completing Microsoft office specialist master, which was the highest level. He applied to hundreds of jobs, but got no response. Murtaza connected with Upwardly Global and got helped with his resume. He was elated to get a job as a bilingual data analyst for Apple. Murtaza now works as a sales operations lead (via sogeti) at Microsoft.