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Career Conversations with Khadija Bari
Join the team at APH CareerConnect for our very popular Career Conversations
Series. APH ConnectCenter staff and guest cohosts will welcome, introduce, and engage with working blind and low vision professionals from all backgrounds. Doctors, lawyers, teachers, Musicians, Scientists, and many others will step onto the CareerConnect stage on zoom throughout 2022. Each interview will begin with a discussion on how our featured working professional started out and ended up in their career, including how advocacy, determination and confidence played a role throughout their successful journey.
The remainder of the hour-long session will provide an opportunity for Transition age students and curious job seekers to follow up with choice career related questions. Registered attendees including young adults, job seekers, teachers and rehabilitation professionals can engage our guest through real time Q&A networking by practicing informational interviewing.

Join us and meet Khadija Bari.
Khadija Bari (she, her) is the Student Career Coordinator in the Workforce Development department at VISIONS/Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired in New York.
Additionally, in January 2021, in partnership with two others, Bari opened a restaurant in Manhattan called Meat and Bread. She helps manage marketing and administrative aspects of the business, and in continuing to identify ways to make dining a more inclusive experience for all visitors.

Born in Pakistan, Bari immigrated to the United States at the age of 22 with her parents and younger brother. It is then that she learned she had a disability and was diagnosed as being legally blind. Bari has a passion for discovering and promoting talent to develop an open and inclusive environment within organizations.

Join CareerConversations on September 1 as we meet Khadija Bari, and learn how her blindness doesn’t stop her from achieving her entrepreneurial professional goals and ambitions with VISIONS and Meat and Bread.

Sep 1, 2022 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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