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An “abundance” of talent: Woolies skills up refugees for tech opportunities

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Earlier this week, the Woolworths Group announced that it is tapping people with refugee backgrounds to bring their skills into the business through a new technology-led initiative. Launched in partnership with award-winning diversity and inclusion firm Community Corporate,  the ‘Refugee Digital and Technology Cadetship Program’ will bring a group of eight Iraqi and Syrian refugees through a 12-week paid program. During the program, the eight cadets will be paired with internal mentors