Career Pathway Institute is a strong supportive community of working professionals and business leaders, who can relate to the problems and frustrations of internationals. They have been there, know how hard it was, and are ready to share their knowledge and resources to support others.
We organize career workshops, panel discussions with working professionals and hiring managers, career fairs, career coaching and much more.
We work in partnership with other local and global Nonprofits, sharing resources and empowering internationals, helping them on every step of their career journey, from identifying whom they want to be to the moment they sign their first job offer or open their own business.
Empowering internationals to build careers in the U.S.
We believe every person is a unique individual with unlimited potential. We support internationals in reaching their goals and finding a career path that suits them best. We provide practical help, career development coaching and advice on how to build a career path no matter their immigration status and career gap. We provide useful resources and help to understand the timeline for obtaining a future dream job and use this time wisely building required skills.
Empower - we believe and support individuals in finding their own authentic career voice.
Future oriented - we support people with a growth mindset who see the opportunities or create their own.
Innovate - we encourage using all previous experience and background to create a new career path.
Meet The Team
Founder and President
As a seasoned nonprofit leader, I live and breathe giving back to society. That's why I founded Career Pathway Institute - to empower people to build fulfilling careers and make a positive impact on the world. When I'm not doing that, you can catch me sharing my knowledge on leadership and coaching.
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
14 years in tech. Ex-tech startup founder, ex-Meta PM, ex-having non-working visa spouse, ex-I’ll never learn English as an adult.
I have a huge passion to launch amazing products and make them the best for users. Fun fact: I’ve been to more than 370 cities and towns.
Head of Product (Events) and Vice President
Svetlana is a passionate entrepreneur dedicating her work to making a positive social and environmental change. After years of working for startups in the UK she started one of her own in the femtech and sustainability space. Once a new immigrant herself, Svetlana is excited to help others navigate their career paths and become a part of a strong community in the US.
Fractional Chief People Officer & Workforce Strategist
Inspiring People & Culture Leader with exposure and experience at the highest levels in both private and public companies, international expansion/ hyper growth, fast moving, complex and leading edge environments.
Head of Business Development and Partnerships
Startup founder, immigrant, and career-changer. I love building cool products, organizing fun tech events and supporting every new speaker on every stage. Passionate about giving all voices, especially women, a platform to shine in this wild and wonderful tech industry.
Fun fact: I landed my first US tech job at a kids’ playground.
With a background in linguistics and international relations, I've navigated through project management and software development, ultimately landing as a product manager. Currently, I am dedicated to our mission to empower immigrants to forge successful careers in their new countries. My passion lies in crafting impactful products that enhance lives and bring positive change.
Coach, neurointegration institute trainer
As an immigrant and a mother, Olga knows firsthand what it means when circumstances do not depend on you. How to be the author of your own life in these situations?
“I help immigrants with adaptation and the joy of thriving in a new place, using neurophysiology methods and personal experience of living in three countries”
As a designer, my motivation arises from my deep empathy for people and my role as a user advocate. I'm truly passionate about crafting inclusive designs that guarantee every user enjoys an exceptional product experience. Seeing the tangible impact of my work and watching people engage with the designs I create fuels my drive and gives me a profound sense of fulfillment.
For me, UI/UX design is the perfect combination of my expertise as an empathetic mediator from an HR profession and implementor of beneficial and aesthetic solutions for people through design. Aside from Figma and Adobe Suite, you can find me chasing sunsets in the wild, baking the tastiest apple pie, or taking photos of my two Mainecoon cats living their best life.
Mentor / Business operations
Founder of two international digital marketing agencies with over $1m MRR, and a financial SAAS platform. Andrei mentors on business operations, company structure, business processes, people management, finances, as well as on self development and mindfulness.
Mentor / Digital marketing
Founder of an international award-winning digital marketing agency, a renowned keynote speaker, Digital Strategy course author & consultant for Unilever, PepsiCo, and Efes Pilsener, and a certified psychologist. Ilya mentors on digital marketing, strategic & creative marketing campaigns, and digital media promotion.
Mentor / Digital marketing & Client Service
An experienced marketing agency leader with a track record of working with renowned brands such as PepsiCo, MasterCard, Mercedes Benz, LEGO, and many others. She is also a co-owner of an international digital marketing agency. Galina specializes in mentoring on digital marketing, sustainable client relations, building client service teams, and personal growth and development.
As a HR manager, I have a strong background in IT, logistics, and agriculture industries. My expertise lies in establishing departments from scratch, optimizing recruitment processes, retention and motivating staff.
As Career Coach I guide professionals to enhance their skills and find their dream jobs.
My power in recognizing the talents of individuals and leading them to unlock their full potential.
Technical Program Manager