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EMERGE Career Week – Keynote with Adobea Foli

March 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Join us for the opening session of EMERGE!

Adobea Foli is a UBC alumna and entrepreneurial-minded leader. With  more than 10 years of experience in project management, data analysis, business development and corporate strategy, Adobea has reinvented and repositioned her career in the United States, Ghana and Canada, and across various industries. She is a firm believer in building strong and meaningful relationships to grow and develop in your career or business. In December 2019, Adobea launched StartGrowPivot, an online platform to provide new immigrant professionals to Canada career and Startup advice through one-on-one coaching, digital content, events and networking.

EMERGE is a week-long event featuring different workshops, speakers, coaching sessions, and networking opportunities intended to support Black students and students of colour while they navigate the job market. The aim of this event is to understand the intricacies of working in the world as a person of colour, and provide solutions to unique challenges that may present themselves to people within this community. Join a network of peers and receive targeted guidance how to emerge and advocate for yourself and others while job hunting.

All EMERGE sessions are free for UBCO students, but registration is required.

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March 2, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Online virtual event

Additional Info

Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Info Session/Fair, Networking
Personal and Professional Development