We invite Black professionals in various industries around the world to anonymously share their experiences living and working while Black. Even in the same industry, with the same position, even at the same company, every experience is unique. Be motivated and inspired by real people at various stages of their lives and career.
Admission Officer In The United Arab Emirates
What is your gender?
Where do you live? (Country and City)
United Arab Emirates and Sharjah
What is your job title?
What industry do you work in?
University- Educational Institute
What would be the first 2 or 3 sentences in a biography about you?
An experienced Administrator, Career Consultant, and Sales Personnel.
Describe the area where you live.
Peaceful and Promising.
What are your standout experiences, living while Black in your neighbourhood?
The awesome experience of acceptance and equality, especially in my place of work and environment.
What situations in your daily life remind you of your skin colour?
None at the moment, as my environment strongly frowns at discrimination or racial differences.
Describe 2 or 3 key events that helped you reach this stage in your career.
The exposure to meeting diverse people from all walks of life, in the course of my job functions and my ability to close up business, and support my clients’ major goals, with proven results.
In what ways does being Black affect your job?
At the moment, I am considered more competent and experienced, to handle businesses from the Africa regions, aside businesses from other nationalities.
What are your frequent irritations around work and your career?
The uncertainties surrounding AUTHENTICATION OF PERSONALITY whenever I engage with my clients, which later gets sorted out professionally.
What are your key tips to someone Black attempting a similar career?
BE YOURSELF, KNOW YOUR TRADE AND BE HONEST.
What are your future goals and ambitions?
To be a well-accomplished educational consultant and hopefully managed an educational Institution.
What is your personal definition of success?
Meeting the needs of clients, and customers satisfactorily and being satisfied with what you do.