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Arklahoma Muse Photography and Design
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Fine Art and travel photography from our travels and postings around the world.
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After years of enjoying photography as a hobby, I was encouraged by a couple of CLOs to start selling prints at our embassy. Four years and hundreds of photos later, I have a large portfolio and scores of happy clients. I am currently on my way to Nassau and will be researching online sales and social media marketing as well as improving my portraiture skills. I currently have two websites - Arklahomamuse.com and a sales page on FineArtAmerica.com. Part of coming improvements will be to combine the two and make online purchases easier for my clients.
Please visit my sites and purchase those photos of the places you forgot you loved from your travels!!

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Birthing Abroad
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Birth Doula - Childbirth Education - Breastfeeding Counseling
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Certified birth doula Ann Fenton, CBD (CBI) offering birth doula services, childbirth education, and breastfeeding support. In-person support wherever I am located, and options for remote support via Skype or video chat.

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+1 (571) 623-1453
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Career Valet
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Since 2012, Career Valet has strengthened career narratives for hundreds of mid- to senior-level professionals and executives, empowering them to reach the next level of their careers. Founded and run by the spouse of a Department of State FSO, Career Valet understands the career challenges that spouses face as part of the FS lifestyle. If you are trying to more effectively tell your story due to employment gaps, uneven paths, or to re-enter the workforce, we can help you uncover your strengths and the value you offer to employers and articulate that in your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile. We don't settle for good. We take you to great.
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We refine your career narrative so that the story communicated on paper and online aligns with your goals and employers’ needs.

On average, our clients get offers for jobs they want within 2-3 months and a 20% increase in salary.

How does it work?

1. A deep dive discovery where we learn everything about your work history and goals in order to uncover strengths and define the value you offer target employers.

2. Refine and strengthen your career narrative so that you can promote yourself effectively on paper and verbally.

3. We write your resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile so that you clearly communicate your value to employers from the start and land interviews quickly.

Your success means we are doing our job effectively:

• 93% of clients actively job searching have interviewed within several months of working with us
• 76% of those interviewing accepted a new job
• 82% of those offered a job moved to a new company or organization

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7039530953
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Carrington Financial Planning, LLC
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Financial planning and wealth management for Foreign Service employees, or as we call it, "Diplonomics". In-person or remote (virtual) planning process.
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Financial planning and wealth management for Foreign Service employees requires specialized knowledge and experience.

We have served hundreds of Foreign Service clients and gained unique insight into financial planning for this community. Our experience has enabled us to develop a streamlined and modern approach to in-person and remote comprehensive planning and wealth management.

We proudly serve employees of DOS, USAID, FCS, FAS, DS, and several other agencies.

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954-769-0099
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Crystaline Randazzo, LLC
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I'm a freelance photographer, videographer, and story designer for nonprofits, social enterprises, and B Corps. You're a nonprofit, social enterprise, or B Corp that wants to utilize the power of visual storytelling for your organization. Together we'll identify stories that work for your audience, create stunning media, and motivate others to action.
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I’m a professional photographer and filmmaker with more than a dozen years of experience working in documentary, nonprofit, and portrait photography. In 2010, I lived through an earthquake and it changed the way I looked at media, development, and disaster response. I primarily work with nonprofits, B corps, and social enterprises to find and share their stories through media. My goal is to craft emotional visual stories for specific audiences to create positive change in the world while giving dignity to those who open their lives to my lens. I love creating stories that deserve to be told and living a life of adventure with my husband and our furry Zambian cat. I am currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. You can also follow my work at NGOStorytelling.com, a site created to inspire and inform humanitarian storytellers around the world.

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814-636-0771
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Diplomatic Property Management Group has over 20 years experience perfecting the management of residential property in Northern Virginia to make your real estate investment worry free
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Diplomatic Property Management Group has over 20 years experience perfecting the management of residential property in Northern Virginia to make your real estate investment worry free. We understand the unique needs of Foreign Service, Military, and out-of-state clients as our team consists of individuals who are current members of the Foreign Service and have served in the Military. Be assured that we will work diligently to maintain your real estate while you are away. With advances in electronic communications, we keep you informed about your property wherever you are located. Our professional and dedicated staff manages every detail from leasing to financial management.

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571-275-4530
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Maryanna Koehring, Owner/Manager, English for the Job, LLC
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English for the Job, LLC brings English language training in the form of Better Business Writing, Customer Service Skills, or a complete English language program set up and started at your post.
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Maryanna Koehring is an EFM who has served in Bolivia, Zambia, Egypt, and now Jordan. She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College in 1995 and her Master of Art in Teaching from the School for International Training in 2000. With a passion for teaching the local staff at US embassies around the world, she creates one and two-week trainings specifically designed for your LE Staff at post. Maryanna has experience at the following posts: Cairo, Bamako, Banjul, Dar Es Salaam, Amman, Freetown, Dakar, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai.

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8287438770
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English Fluency Tutoring || Professional Writing Coaching || Editing
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I help expat partners *level up* their English skills to confidently navigate globally-mobile lives and careers. While many foreign-born spouses are conversationally fluent in English, they feel insecure about their formal writing skills and professional vocabulary.

I offer one-on-one *personalized* online tutoring to help motivated global nomads – especially “trailing spouses” like myself – expand their vocabulary and perfect their writing so they feel empowered to pursue their career goals...wherever they happen to be living in the world.

I specialize in:
*Vocabulary Expansion*
*Advanced English Fluency*
*Business & Academic Writing*

My years of experience and encouraging teaching style can give you the skills and confidence you need to better integrate into the global community and apply for a broader range of jobs.

My tutoring sessions are conveniently offered online at times that work for your schedule. Please contact me for a friendly, free video chat to get started!

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Stephanie Anderson
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VIRTUAL Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Special Education, Developmental Consultation, Evaluations, Dyslexia Tutoring
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No need to find a new provider with each new bid! Services include direct OT, PT, Speech Therapy services, IEP and developmental consultations, dyslexia tutoring, and evaluations. One time consultations or weekly services, depending on your needs. If you are an adult looking for a therapist, we have a strategic partnership with an adult rehabilitative company, so contact us today!

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740-675-2030
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Providing property management and leasing services in the Washington DC metropolitan area.... for all of our globe-trotting clients.
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We provide property management expertise and leasing services in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and suburban Maryland. Our rates are below the DMV average, and our response rates and thoroughness are second to none. Globe Trotter also does not charge fees for lease extensions/renegotiation, meeting contractors, or inspections. We truly love providing the best property management service in the DC metropolitan area, and it shows! With over 450 homes under management, an extensive list of USG clients and tenants, and the best reviews in the business, we are proud of our record of service to the DC community. Please drop us a line to see how we can assist you. Thanks for your support!

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703-495-3082

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