International Career Series: International Trade
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International Career Series: International Trade

On Friday, August 21, Melissa Miller of the World Trade Center-Kansas City will discuss her work in the field of international trade. The program will take place from 12-1 p.m. CT.

When: Friday, August 21, 2020
12-1 p.m. CT
Where: Zoom
United States
Contact: Evan Verploegh

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As Senior Manager at the World Trade Center-Kansas City, Melissa Miller assists Kansas City regional businesses with their international trade needs. Representing Kansas City, Melissa is able to facilitate relationships that help maintain the city’s stance as an international community and serves as an integral component to development of global relations. Continuing as part of the IRC’s International Career Series, Melissa will discuss her life and work, and illuminate how to become involved in a career in international trade. 

About the Speaker
Melissa joined the World Trade Center – Kansas City (WTC-KC) team in 2016. Charged with assisting Kansas City regional businesses with their international trade needs, Melissa is responsible for overseeing the organization’s various events and programs designed to fulfill this mission.

Before joining WTC-KC, Melissa served as an International Trade Specialist for the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) specializing in the promotion of Livestock & Genetics. During her time at MDA she led numerous trade missions and represented the State of Missouri at various trade shows.

Prior to that she worked as a Data Analyst for Lincoln University of Jefferson City where she was charged with maintaining and reporting University data on the local, state, and national levels.

Melissa is originally from central Missouri and is an avid traveler. She attended Truman State University and Lincoln University of Jefferson City. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and a Master of Business Administration in Business Management.