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Gift catalyzes Upwardly Global’s goal of serving 25,000 job seekers in 2025 NEW YORK — Upwardly Global, a national organization dismantling employment barriers for immigrants with professional degrees, announces the receipt of a transformational gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The generous gift accelerates Upwardly Global’s “Unlocking Brighter Futures Together” strategy,

Documented, a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to reporting on immigration news impacting New York communities, included Upwardly Global in its list of organizations and governmental initiatives that help work-authorized immigrants access job placement opportunities and training. More than 65,000 asylum seekers have been under New York City’s care since the spring

The WEP initiative’s new website features videos, storybook, and data on invisible barriers for immigrant women NEW YORK — Upwardly Global, the leading organization dismantling employment barriers for immigrant, refugee, and asylee professionals, announces the public launch of its Women’s Economic Power (WEP) initiative, addressing the often-overlooked systemic barriers faced

Jina Krause-Vilmar featured in City & State magazine’s Power of Diversity list of New York’s 100 most influential Asian Americans NEW YORK — Upwardly Global CEO and President Jina Krause-Vilmar was just included in City & State magazine’s 2024 Power of Diversity: Asian 100 list. The annual list highlights the

Trinidadian professional jumpstarts U.S. career with Upwardly Global In 2022, Mandy arrived in the U.S. with very few career expectations, but kept hearing one thing repeatedly: She would have to start at the bottom. This reality not only disheartened her, but it also wouldn’t pay the bills. When she and

Upwardly Global was recently featured in the Hospice News article “Evolving Medical Licensing Laws Could Affect Hospice Workforce, Diversity Challenges,” which shines a light on state-level policy changes that would allow for international medical graduates to more easily reenter the U.S. healthcare industry and how these changes can affect the