May 17th, 2022 | 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.



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How can hiring an international newcomer help to grow your organization?

The Global Employer Summit will provide resources on how to successfully engage global talent to fill workforce needs, drive business growth and productivity, and contribute to the economic growth across the region.

Opening Remarks

The Importance of Attracting & Retaining International Talent In Cleveland

Mayor of Cleveland, Justin Bibb, will begin our program with a few welcoming remarks!


How To Hire International Talent

As the CEO of AlphaMicron Inc., Bahman Taheri has first-hand experience hiring international talent. In this session, Mr. Taheri will explain how his company goes about recruiting and hiring international workers.

The International Student Pipeline

Ohio has a great number of international students who choose to study at our many prestigious colleges. Mr. Kevin Smith will be speaking with us about the international student pipeline and how important it is to retain this talent in Northeast Ohio.

Navigating Visas To Hire International Talent

As a bestselling author and award-winning immigration & human rights attorney, Tahmina Watson is an expert when it comes to navigating visa applications and bringing international workers into the U.S. Join us as she shares her wisdom about this process.


How Refugee Resettlement Agencies Can Help Recruit Talent

Hear from local refugee resettlement agencies about how you can utilize international talent, including refugees, to strengthen your company and fill gaps in your workforce.

Filling The Workforce Talent Gap

Learn how you can fill your workforce gap with international talent.

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Help Global Cleveland educate the community about hiring international workers so that we may strengthen our city by welcoming our world!

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