AWNY Event: Working in the USA Presentation and Panel Discussion, April 19, 2016

Recently arrived in the States? Looking for a job? Or looking for a change of direction in your New York career?

Belinda Jackson, of Prosell International and Working in the USA, who has been living and working in NYC for ten years has provided advice to many Aussies who have made the move to the States. She will present an informative session about how to find your next job in the USA.

Belinda’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion featuring three successful Australians who will share their insights into carving out careers in the USA.

Learn how to:

  • Prepare your Resume for American Eyes
  • Hone your Interview Skills
  • Repackage yourself for a New Role
  • Network to Uncover the Hidden Job Market
  • Navigate the Cultural Differences between Workplaces in Australia and America

Event Information

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 6:15pm for 7pm start
BELCHAM | Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor, New York
Tickets: Limited tickets available for purchase online. $15 AWNY /AAA Members | $20 Non-members. Includes refreshments.
Register before: Monday, April 12, 2016

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This event is open to men and women.

About The Presenter

Belinda Jackson

Belinda JacksonWith over 20 years experience, Belinda has developed a broad range of skills as a Business Consultant to organizations of all sizes in many sectors. Since arriving in New York City she has developed a diverse consulting business, Prosell International, which provides a range of advice from assisting international companies in developing their market entry strategy in the USA to improving the profitability of established organizations.

Her client base ranges from sole operators to large corporations. Previous and current clients include: NBC Comcast, Dell Computers, News Corporation, Telstra and British Telecom to name a few. Some industries she has worked with include hospitality, retail, telecoms, health, publishing, manufacturing, banking, airlines and digital media.

Her personal passion is in the people development space. She frequently advises Human Resources Departments, as well as provides career coaching guidance to individuals. At this event she will be sharing many tips she has learnt since arriving in the Big Apple.


“I am so grateful to have had B.J. as a business mentor in the USA. She has provided me with invaluable career advice and coached me, as an Australian in New York City, to successfully navigate the American business world. With her bright personality and astute business knowledge, I am forever impressed how her networks extend across such a broad range of industries.” –Nathan Subramanian


About The Panelists


Kaylie Stansfield, Senior Marketing Director – Lead Generation & Retention, SterlingBackcheck


Markos Moya, Managing Director, Raines International

Markos_MoyaMarkos leads Raines International’s Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Practice, as well as its Diversity Practice across all industries and functional areas. With a commitment to achieving his clients’ needs on an international basis, he has a passion for conducting search assignments at the global level. Markos’ recent placements include CEO and CTO positions in the telecom industry; Chief Sales positions in the technology and services industries for Fortune 50 and Fortune 200 companies; and senior strategy and finance positions in the retail, manufacturing, and life sciences industries.

Markos received his MBA from Columbia University and his BA in Electronic Engineering from the University of Western Australia. He has been a featured industry speaker on the issues of diversity recruiting and talent retention, and has served as an expert source on topics of global business processes and the global impact of telecommunications services on economic development. He has appeared on numerous media outlets including Fox News, Fox Business, Communications News, and International Herald Tribune, and in numerous industry-specific trade publications.


 Dino Sawaya, Vice President, Argand Partners

Dino SawayaDino Sawaya is an Australian born investment professional with experience in banking and investing in Australia and the USA. Dino is currently a Vice President at Argand Partners, a New York based middle market buyout firm focused on investments in complex situations involving market leading businesses with sustainable competitive advantages. Dino was previously an Investment Manager at RMB Capital Partners and an Associate at CHAMP Private Equity, where he was involved with numerous companies including Accolade Wines, oOh!media, International Energy Services, Golding Contractors and LCR Group. Dino started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank, where he focused on M&A and capital markets transactions in the industrials, infrastructure, utilities, media and financial sponsors sectors.

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Author: Australian Women in New York

Australian Women in New York (AWNY) sources stories and guides that will help make you win the Big Apple. We also love to profile fabulous Aussie and Kiwi women.

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