Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of the top yogurt brand in the country, Chobani, announced recently he would be giving half of his wealth, estimated at $1.4 billion away to organizations that help refugees around the world. As a skilled Turkish immigrant, Ulukaya came to the U.S. in 1994 and in 2005 founded Chobani and […]
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), […]
This article by Tashina Fleming 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 […]
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 […]
Boise Mayor David Bieter wrote a fantastic op-ed about diversity, immigration, tolerance, and making Boise the most livable city in the country. He notes that encouraging diversity and welcoming immigrants and refugees is not only the right thing to do morally, but it also makes sense for businesses and the development of the Idaho economy. […]
Local News Comes Out in Force for GTI Interviewing and Networking Event
The local affiliates for CBS, Fox, and NBC in Boise each featured segments on Friday, July 24 which covered stories from Global Talent Idaho’s Career Summit the same day. At the event, refugees and immigrants from around the world who have relocated […]