[Nfbmo] Starfish America

Shelia Wright sbwright95 at att.net
Tue May 3 03:28:21 UTC 2016

Thanks Nancy!

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Subject: [Nfbmo] Starfish America

I am writing to remind you that At 10 AM ET on Tuesday, May 3rd, Mark
Riccobono, the president of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and
Anil Lewis, the executive director of NFB's Jernigan Institute will be
presenting on the Project Starfish America platform.
Dial: (701) 801-1220
Meeting ID: 271-239-502
If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact
Nasreen at 1-781-262-0520.
Please join us -- and alert others to join us as well.
Thank you for your interest.
Best wishes,
Peter Altschul, Managing Director
Project Starfish America
Below is their recruitment flier.

If you have the skills and ambition, we have the opportunities!


you interested in sharpening your job-related skills?

Perhaps you want to get back into the 

workforce after being away for a while. Or perhaps you would like to
supplement your formal 

education with real-life work experience.

Project Starfish America is a global organization 

of people with disabilities preparing for the workplace of the future. Our
members support 

each other to learn, earn, and generally become valuable contributors in
this rapidly-

changing, decentralized economy as we assist large and small businesses in
areas of talent 

recruitment, lead generation, datamining, and customer service. Our client
roster includes 

Harvard University, Booz Allen Hamilton, Holisa (located in India), Enabled

(located in Australia), and Clintra (located in the Philippines). Our 60
Minutes 2 Impact 

program allows members to benefit from the skills, knowledge, and experience
of leaders 

from around the world.

Currently, we have over 30 members from the United States, Canada, 

Australia, India, the Philippines, and the United Arab Emirates. Our skills
range from 

marketing and human resources to business development and research. We aim
to solve the 

crisis in which professionals with disabilities often find ourselves: "I
need experience to 

get a job, but can't get a job without experience." And during the past
three years, we 

have helped over 150 people who are blind find work with 70 businesses.

We are looking for 

people with intermediate computer and customer service skills to help us
grow our business. 

Most importantly, however, we are looking for committed, ambitious people
willing to work 

hard and learn, with a great attitude, like YOU!

To learn more about us, please visit:


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pstarfishglobal ?


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter explaining 

how you think you can help us and how we can best support you in sharpening
your job-

related skills to Nasreen Bhutta, Project Starfish America's CEO, at
hr at pstarfish.org

Questions? Please call Nasreen at (781) 262-0520

Join our team; become a part of a 

disruptive movement!
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