Upwardly Global Hosts Public Board Meeting, “Skills Based Hiring for Immigrants and Refugees: Special Focus on Supporting Women”

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On March 9, 2023, Upwardly Global hosted a public board meeting featuring top leaders of new movements for skill-based, immigrant and refugee hiring.

This all-woman panel focuses on new ways to unlock opportunity in our labor market for those who have often been left on the sidelines. We were also joined by a Ukrainian refugee who discusses her journey finding skill-aligned work in the U.S.

The meeting also featured:

  •  Kristina Francis, Executive Director, JFFLabs
  • Christina Dawkins, Director of Women’s Economic Power,
  • Upwardly Global Jina Krause-Vilmar, President and CEO,
  • Upwardly Global Heather Reilly, Principal, Deloitte Consulting and Board Member,
  • Upwardly Global Anastasiia Sokolova, Technical Recruiter, RAJ Technologies, Inc and Upwardly Global program alum

Watch the full meeting on our Youtube channel here!

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