Category: Press

I’m quoted in an article in Human Resource Executive magazine

Posted on 03/08/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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Last year I was interviewed by a journalist from Human Resource Executive, a national trade magazine with a distribution to over 200,000 readers. The article “Coming to America” discusses what employers are doing to assist international spouses. I am quoted for my work with international spouses at UC Berkeley. You can read the full article more »

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I will be speaking at 2 national conferences in March

Posted on 02/08/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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On March 16, I will be presenting at The National Postdoctoral Association‘s annual conference in San Francisco. The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a voice for postdoctoral scholars and aims to enhance the quality of the postdoctoral experience in the U.S. I will be presenting on the work that I am more »

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My talk at MIT in Boston

Posted on 11/12/11 by Yvonne Lefort
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I recently gave a presentation called “Re-Entering the Workforce After Taking Time Off From Work” to over 40 international spouses at MIT in Boston. I just found this site promoting it.http://eventful.com/cambridge_ma/events/reentering-workforce-after-taking-time-off-wor-/E0-001-043302088-7

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UC Berkeley class seeks to aid expatriate spouses

Posted on 11/10/11 by Webmaster
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From the UC Berkeley student newspaper, The Daily Californian: UC Berkeley class seeks to aid expatriate spouses By Sarah Rosen | Staffgro.lacyliadnull@nesors Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 6:14 pmUpdated Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 10:17 pm A new class at UC Berkeley seeks to help spouses of international students, postdoctoral scholars and researchers more easily more »

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In the media at Diablo Valley College

Posted on 09/07/11 by Yvonne Lefort
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I work as an adjunct faculty member at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. This press release about my work with spouses at UC Berkeley came out in the DVC news.

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UC Berkeley Turns Its Attention To Researchers’ Spouses

Posted on 08/07/11 by Webmaster
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This article appeared in the Bay Area Newsgroup newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury News, the Contra Costa Times and the Oakland Tribune on August 7, 2011. UC HELPS SPOUSES OF VISITING SCHOLARS RESEARCHERS’ PARTNERS CAN SOMETIMES FEEL ISOLATED IN NEW LAND Bin Yu, whose wife is a UC Berkeley postdoctoral scholar, waits in front more »

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Berkeley program aids expat spouses lost in translation

Posted on 07/19/11 by Webmaster
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From the University of California, Berkeley News Center Instructor Yvonne Lefort works with expatriate spouses. Photos by Peg Skorpinski Berkeley program aids expat spouses lost in translation By Roibín Ó hÉochaidh, NewsCenter | July 19, 2011 BERKELEY — Turning the page on the people, places and possessions that anchor the only life you have known, you wave goodbye more »

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When Mom Returns to Work

Posted on 06/11/08 by Webmaster
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Interview with Robin Fahr, producer and host of “Conversations” on TV30. When Mom Returns to Work Originally aired May 5-11, 2008

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When It’s Quitting Time

Posted on 01/05/08 by Webmaster
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I was quoted in this article in Newsweek about transitioning out of one’s career.

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