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Marina Chakmakchi

she/her Global Talent Navigator, University of Southern Maine

At USM, Marina works with immigrant-origin students and internationally-trained professionals. Her understanding of barriers faced by immigrants seeking higher education, coupled with firsthand experience navigating different cultures, allows her to successfully advocate for their needs. Before USM, Marina worked at Portland Adult Education and the Office of Maine Refugee Services. Her education includes a foundational law degree from St. Petersburg State University in Russia, a Master’s in Public Policy and Management from USM, and a Master of Laws from the University of Maine School of Law.

Email Address marina.chakmakchi@maine.edu
LinkedIn LinkedIn Profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/marina-chakmakchi-8aa2b03
State Maine
Main area of practice
  • College Access
  • English Language Learners
  • Research & Data
  • Resettlement case management
  • Student Services
Specializes in These Areas
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Non-Traditional students
Populations served
  • Resettled Refugees
  • Humanitarian Parolees
  • Asylees
  • Asylum Seekers
Affiliations
  • The Presidents' Alliance
  • Welcome Campus Network
  • NASH RRI Champion
  • ECAR-NASH Training Certification
I'm open to... Networking, Consulting for a fee, Consulting for free, Providing a service