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Success Stories

Name: Rotimi

Country: Nigeria

Profession: Personal Banker

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.

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Upwardly Global's Impact

"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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Special Events

The annual Passport to Possibilities Awards & Gala raises money for Upwardly Global’s work - helping skilled immigrants and refugees rebuild their professional careers in the U.S.

Passport to  Possibilities Awards & Gala is a celebration of the cultural diversity and the rich immigrant heritage of America.


The New York Leadership Council's Benefit Bash is an annual fundraiser event organized to celebrate and support UpGlo's mission to eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees and integrate this population into the professional U.S. workforce.

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