Monthly Archives: August 2015

GTI Blog Series: Richard Naing

Richard Naing, a Burmese IT professional, civil engineer, and Global Talent Idaho alumnus, authored the second piece in our blog series featuring job seekers, volunteers, employers, and mentors and their stories. Read about his incredible experience below.


After my father, a contracted civil engineer in Myanmar (Burma), […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Press, Success Stories, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Effects of political corruption lead to Iraqi immigration

On August 8, Alx Stickel of the Idaho Inquisitor released part one of a story documenting the turmoil in and around Baghdad, Iraq which helped lead one GTI Jobseeker, Mohammed Al-Charakh, and his family to Boise. To read the full story, click the link below.


By |August 20th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Highly skilled immigrants reclaim careers in Idaho

This article by  in today’s Boise Urban Magazine was written about Global Talent Idaho’s work to enable highly-skilled immigrants and refugees to reclaim their careers in our community. It focuses on one of our jobseekers, Shwan Al Jaf, an Iraqi chemical engineer who moved to Boise about two years […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Guest Opinion: Refugee resettlement in Idaho, U.S. drives economic growth

Nikki Cicerani, CEO of Global Talent Idaho’s partner organization, Upwardly Global, posted an excellent response to refugee opposition in the state with this recent Op-Ed in the Idaho Statesman. She highlights the proven economic improvements that diversity brings to communities and businesses, as well as incredible success stories including recognition of individual refugees by the […]

By |August 12th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

GTI Blog Series: “Ready or Not?” by Keith York

Keith York, a professional Business Architect currently working at HP and a GTI volunteer, wrote the inaugural piece of our new blog series featuring volunteers and job seekers. It is a great musing on the impact of a positive attitude and fear of the unknown.

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By |August 3rd, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments