Maryland News

WOU Welcomes PG County Director Nanu Ahmed

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the hire of Wossenie "Nanu" Ahmed as Director of the Prince George's County market in Maryland, effective March 2024. She will lead, coach, and support the team in providing the highest-quality employment and adult and student services to clients throughout the PG County region.     Nanu brings over ten years [...]

Success Story – Michael

In 2016, Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) shared Michael Leonard’s successful placement as a kitchen assistant at L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, Maryland. There he cleaned and prepped classrooms for recreational cooking students and assisted with stockroom inventory. Michael loved his role, so when the establishment closed its doors, he was understandably upset. Michael then tried [...]

Partnership of Purposeful Objectives to benefit WOU Clients

On October 25th, a team from WOU had the great pleasure of attending a position tour at one of Delaware North's premiere properties and one of Boston's most iconic venues, the TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins and Celtics. This comprehensive tour kicked off the beginning of a new partnership spearheaded by Amanda Tosoni, Corporate [...]

Salsawit “Salsi” Mane Promoted to Regional Director

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the promotion of Salsawit "Salsi" Mane to Regional Director of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Prince Georges County, Maryland, effective July 1, 2023. Salsi is responsible for leading, coaching, and supporting her team to provide the best quality employment, adult, and student services to clients served throughout the state. Salsi's promotion follows [...]

Success Story – Barry

Barry shared a common goal with many of WOU’s clients and, for that matter, with the majority of the world. He wanted to be independent. While independence means different things to different people, in Barry’s case, he simply wanted to earn his own money through meaningful employment. Though he faced challenges that prevented him from [...]

2022-02-09T15:56:48-05:00February 9th, 2022|Maryland News, Client Success Stories|

Power of Connectivity – Fiorella “Fifi” Vittorio

Based on her extensive education in global health, you would think that Fiorella “Fifi” Vittorio would be a policy analyst with a government agency or helping those affected by war or natural disaster within an international health organization. Instead, she is thriving in her career here at WOU and just became Director of Career Services [...]

2021-08-19T10:30:53-04:00August 19th, 2021|Successes, Maryland News, Company News|

Frank Loughran Award – Kelsey Mola

The 2021 Frank Loughran Award is awarded to Kelsey Mola! This award was established in memory of our late Vice President to recognize excellence in Supported Employment. It is given annually to an employee who has exhibited creativity in job development strategies for individuals with disabilities and a commitment to natural supports in the workplace. [...]

Roger LaChapelle Award – Amanda Tosoni

At our 2021 Annual Meeting, several of our team members received recognition for unique contributions throughout the year. We're pleased to share the good news that our team member Amanda Tosoni received the 2021 Roger LaChapelle Award. This award is given annually to the team member with the most significant job placement results company-wide. The [...]

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