Liz Derr is an Adult Education professional with 8+ years of experience working with immigrants, refugees, and international students in nonprofit and higher education sectors. She specializes in curriculum development, instructional design, digital learning, and English language learning. Liz currently works as National Manager of Curriculum & Instructional Design for Upwardly Global, providing training and resources for skilled immigrant and refugee job seekers to launch their professional careers in the U.S.
There are about 2 million immigrants and refugees currently in the U.S. who have college degrees from their home countries but are unemployed or working far below their skill level. Upwardly Global is the first and longest-serving organization that helps these men and women integrate into the professional American workforce.