Impact

The Global Talent Idaho Impact Blog

Turning Unique Perspective into Positive Impact

Tom Ndayishimiye

Name: Tom Ndayishimiye
Profession: Education and Social Work
Current U.S. Position and Company Name : Behavioral Support Specialist, Bridge Program, Boise Schools District, Boise, Idaho
Education: Bachelor of Education, Kigali, Rwanda
First Job in U.S.:  Behavioral Support Specialist, Bridge Program, Boise Schools District, Boise Idaho

Tom Ndayishimiye currently works as […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Success Stories|0 Comments

Focused Forward

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Name: Nameer Al Rubaye
Profession/Industry: Videography
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Camera Operator at Idaho Public Television and Idaho Sport Properties, LLC, and freelance photography and videography
Country of Origin: Iraq
First Job in the U.S.: Cameraman with Cable ONE Television and Idaho Sports Properties, LLC

Nameer Al Rubaye is […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Success Stories|0 Comments

Employer Spotlight: Figure 8 Investment Strategies

Lisa Cooper, president of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, has always integrated a social component into her work. Sustainability, social impact, and corporate governance drive decisions at her Boise-based investment management firm and she actively hires and trains immigrants and refugees to lead her investment research.

“In our industry there’s a lot of talk about the need […]

By |March 19th, 2017|News & Announcements|0 Comments

Careers for Change Celebration

Save the Date for our first annual fundraising event

When: Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 PM

Where: Albertsons Headquarters, 250 East Parkcenter Blvd.

Honoring: Global Talent Idaho Alumni and Faisal Shah, Idaho entrepreneur who emigrated to the U.S. as a child.

Featuring International cuisine

Hundreds of refugees and immigrants arrive in Idaho […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Global Talent Idaho’s April 7th Career Summit

Join us for Global Talent Idaho’s Career Summit on April 7th to help our job seekers practice and enhance their interview skills. Volunteers put their expertise to work in mock interviews and provide feedback to teach our job seekers how to master the interview process.

  • When: Friday, April 7, 2017 (1:00 – 5:00 pm)
  • Where: The College […]
By |March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

It Starts with a Dream!

Aleksandr

Name: Aleksandr Burakov
Profession/Industry: Information Technology
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Systems Administrator, Mission Aviation Fellowship
Country of Origin: Russia
Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Programming, South-Russian State University of Economics and Service
First Job in U.S.: Intern, Systems Administrator, Mission Aviation Fellowship

Aleksandr (Alex) Burakov had a dream to […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Success Stories|0 Comments

A Finance Professional Makes an Investment in Her Future

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Name: Serpil Rawson
Profession/Industry: Financial Investment
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Financial Investment Associate, Figure 8 Investment
Country of Origin: Turkey
Education: Bachelor of Economics from Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
First Job in U.S

By |November 15th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Gaining a New Perspective

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Name: Mohammed Al Charakh
Profession/Industry: Microbiologist
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Senior Microbiologist, Idaho Bureau of Laboratories
Country of Origin: Iraq
Education: Master of Zoonotic Diseases, University of Baghdad
First Job in U.S.: Medical Interpreter

Coming to Boise with his wife and three children in March 2015, Mohammed Al Charakh left behind a “beautiful […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Information to Transform Dreams Into Reality

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Name: Malak Al Fatal
Profession/Industry: Information Technology
Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Data Management Specialist, Idaho Office for Refugees
Country of Origin: Iraq
Education: Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering & Information Technology
First Job in U.S.: Database Administrator Intern, Idaho Office for Refugees

Raised in an Iraqi family of educators, the importance of […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

A Chance Encounter: How Orlando Reclaimed His Career in the U.S.

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Name: Orlando Silva

Profession/Industry: Computer systems engineering

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Tool operator, Micron Technologies (employed through ManpowerGroup)

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Education: Bachelor in Systems Engineering, Universidad Nicaragüense de Estudios Humanísticos (UNEH)

First Job in U.S.: Sales associate at Home Depot

 

Story:

Orlando Silva is a computer systems engineer from Diriamba, Nicaragua, where he […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments