Success Stories

Iraqi Video Editor Continues Passion Working With Local News Channel

ali

Name: Ali Al Saedi

Profession/Industry: Video Editing

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: News Video Editor, KTVB Channel 7 News

Country of Origin: Iraq

Education: Bachelor of Art in Art & Communication, Baghdad University

First Job in U.S.: Detailing Cars

Story:

After a decade-long career as a videographer with the Associated Press (AP), and frequent collaboration […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Iraqi Engineer in The Right Place at The Right Time

luma

Name: Luma Al Naserawi

Profession/Industry: Mechanical Engineer

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Adjunct Engineering Lab Instructor, Boise State University

Country of Origin: Iraq

Education: Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, University of Technology, Baghdad

First Job in U.S.: Interpreter

Story:

Luma Al Naserawi had been a professor of mechanical engineering at Baghdad University for 12 years […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

A Pharmacist’s Journey to Reclaim Her Career After Relocation to Boise

Rasha Al Zaidi

Name: Rasha Al Zaidi

Profession/Industry: Pharmacy Technician

Education:
Applied Science University, Ammanm, Jordan where she completed 1st year coursework towards a Master’s degree in Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Baghdad College of Pharmacy, Baghdad, Iraq

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: 
Pharmacy Technician, Ladd Family Pharmacy

My uncle was working for […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

From Baghdad to Boise: Iraqi Software Technician Returns to IT Career at Boise State University

Mudhafar Poules

Name: Mudhafar Poules

Profession/Industry: IT specialist

Current U.S. Position and Company Name:
Software Technician, Boise State University

Education: Bachelor of Computer and Software Engineering, University of Technology, Baghdad

First Job in U.S
.: Computer programmer

Although his father and various family members have been in Idaho since 2006, Mudhafar Poules only came to […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Neal Naser Engineers His Future with Assistance from Global Talent Idaho

Name: Neal Naser

Profession/Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Automotive

Current U.S. Position and Company Name: Quality & Process Engineering Technician, Rekluse Motor Sports, Boise, Idaho

Education:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Education, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

First Job in U.S.: Production Shift Operator, […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Resettled Refugees Help To ‘Bring Buffalo Back’

“If you want to see how refugees are changing Buffalo, N.Y., the West Side Bazaar is a good place to start. It’s an incubator for immigrant-owned businesses.” Read Joel Rose’s article on how an influx of immigrants has helped transform Buffalo’s West Side here.

By |December 2nd, 2015|Press, Success Stories|0 Comments

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.

Richard

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

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