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Title: Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: "Highly Educated Immigrant Women's Experiences at the Finnish Labor Market"
Date: Wed. Nov 07, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description: As part of USF's Fall 2012 Colloquium Series, Dr. Carine Cools from the Finish Institute for Educational Research at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland will be presenting a brown bag lunch discussion titled, "Highly Educated Immigrant Women's Experiences at the Finnish Labor Market. " Dr. Carine Cools, born in Belgium, accomplished her doctoral degree in Intercultural Communication in 2011 in Finland. She is currently researcher in a Finnish Academy funded project Opening Pathways to Competence and Employment for Immigrants in 2009-2013, where she focuses on highly educated immigrant women and the Finnish labor market. Her main interest areas are: 1) adaptation/transition issues in the context of intercultural communication research, and 2) migration studies. She has published in English in international journals and has presented her research in numerous international and national conferences as well as given expert lectures in Finland, Australia, Belgium and Portugal. This event is sponsored by the Department of Adult, Career and Higher Education and the Career and Workforce Education Program. For more information, please contact the Chair, Dr. Johanna Lasonen at lasonen@usf.edu. A USF World International Education Month Event!
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