Let’s Talk Philly: A Virtual Space for Immigrants

Karen and Yu-Shan are graduates of the sixth cohort of the Welcoming Center’s Immigrant Leadership Institute (ILI). They turned a challenging moment into a great opportunity for immigrants through their action project, Let’s Talk Philly. In a moment when the whole country was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic that changed in-person gathering, they developed a [...]

Overcoming Barriers as a High Skilled Immigrant in Philadelphia

I am Fode Kaba Traore. I am from Guinea which is in West Africa. In 2012, I earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University Gamal Abdel Nasser of Conakry. Also, I earned certificates in HSE and transportation. Afterwards, I worked for different companies in the transportation field in Conakry and the countryside of [...]