In this episode, Halimatu (Hali) Umar, a Market Specialist at Facebook, talks about her experience moving abroad for work. When Hali moved to Dublin to work for Facebook, it was her first time living outside of Nigeria. The transition was challenging, particularly as Hali wasn’t moving alone — Hali moved to Ireland with her husband and three kids.
Despite the obstacles she had to overcome (from homesickness, to prejudiced neighbors) Hali survived and eventually thrived in her new home. She was determined to rise, inspired be a role model for young Nigerian girls.
Career Queens Podcast is a business podcast that spotlights career conversations with millennial women making moves in tech.