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Geographic Diversity Event - Virtual Career Fair for African Nationals

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by Impactpool

Published on: 28 March 2022

In April, Impactpool is hosting a unique career event to support our partner organizations that seek to diversify their talent pipelines.

A 5-hour online event curated for African professionals with work experience in sustainable development, humanitarian response, or any related field. This is a unique career opportunity to chat directly with HR representatives, apply for job vacancies and engage in live career workshops. 

Sign up for an event profile and request to participate - to engage with HR recruiters from these influential multilateral organizations - the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the World Food Programme (WFP) the World Health Organization (WHO) the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

It is widely recognized that the development and humanitarian sector struggles to attract diverse talent. Many organizations recruit from the same schools and networks that lack significant racial and ethnic diversity. Tapping into talent from low-income and marginalized communities is one step towards a truly diverse workforce. 


More about the online event

Time and Date - Thursday 21st April 2022, 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. (CEST)  see time in your timezone

Who should attend? Mid to senior-level candidates, with at least 4 years of work experience, pursuing a career with a positive impact. Candidates currently working or seeking to work in Multilateral Development Organizations and International NGOs. 

Essential criteria to join this career event for African Nationals:

  • 4+ years of relevant international work experience
  • A Post-Graduate degree (Bachelors considered with more experience)
  • Multi-lingual (English, French, Arabic, Spanish)
  • an African national (if you have dual-nationality, please enter your qualifying nationality)
  • Please ensure you submit your CV in English when registering.

Register for the virtual event

You must first register an event profile and then submit a request to participate in the event

This event is conducted in English and is free to attend, with an approval-based registration - Please note your registration will be screened before approved entry. 

Accessibility - The platform offers high accessibility, all Impactpool Virtual Career Fairs are accessible to persons with disabilities (PWDs).

Why should you sign up to attend?

As the name suggests, this Impactpool Virtual Career Fair will take place entirely online. Join us on Thursday 21st of April and take advantage of this unique opportunity to engage directly in 1-to-1 text-based, audio, and video chats with HR representatives from the attending organizations. The virtual booths will be equipped with Breakout Rooms, where the attending organizations will present various workshops and presentations.

Interact via Desktop (recommended), Smartphone, or Tablet.

No download is required for private chats | But you may need to download Teams/Zoom to engage in the Breakout rooms. Please ensure you are using the latest browser

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