March 4-5. 2015 Conference Focuses on Refugee Career Advancement Strategies

FMIPA March 4-5, 2015 conference in Dallas, TX  will explore innovative strategies to help refugees achieve living wage jobs sooner.

A previous Higher eNewsletter featured the Southern Methodist University (SMU)  Forced Migration Innovation Project’s (FMIP) research into refugee self-sufficiency through employment.

Here are a few of the planned topics to give you a better idea of what you can learn.

  • Highlights of innovative strategies for career advancement from the past 30 years
  • Technological innovations helping new immigrants understand their career choices in the U.S.
  • ESL-to work innovations including technology and vocational ESL programs
  • Collaboration examples between staffing agencies and refugee stakeholders
  • Entrepreneurship, refugee-led innovations, the international perspective from Oxford University experts and more.

Click here to learn more about this unique opportunity.


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