Language Learning Hits All-time High During Lockdown

DYK: During the first 3 weeks of the pandemic, more than 30 million people started learning another language online only as tracked through DuoLingo?! Imagine the millions more using others apps and taking virtual language classes online. We’ve been isolated and we want to connect. Learning a language is one way. Advocacy month. #IHeartLanguages

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Speaking of Success: Languages & Careers

The ability to communicate in multiple languages is a valuable commodity in today’s job market. According to recent research done by the Financial Times, bilingual employees make better managers and leaders. Knowing another language enables you to communicate with colleagues, customers or clients in other countries and cultures—but it also helps you understand the rich, […]

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Working Globally Through the Pandemic

One month ago, I lead a virtual panel on “Working Globally Through the Pandemic–The Outlook for a Global Career in a Post-COVID19 World”, sponsored by The George Washington University-Center for International Business & Education Research (GW-CIBER). We had 8 fabulous global thinkers across many different disciplines. Leaders who not only have had successful global careers, […]

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DYK: Demand for Language Skills Are on the Rise in the Workplace?

I am blown away by the recent news that has gotten little coverage: U.S. employers say they need and want MORE employees who speak anoyher language in addition to English…yet colleges are eliminating their foreign language programs. WHAT????

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Preparing to Study in the USA

My most recent book, Preparing to Study in the USA: 15 Things Every International Student Should Know. is a BESTSELLER! and is being re-released today by IIE. The book remains in hot demand as the USA continues to welcome more international students than any other country, but the same rich, dynamic system that draws these […]

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Sunnier Prospects for US-ASEAN business opportunity

SINGAPORE: As Asia citizens increasingly worry about health hazards ahead amidst polluted skies and water, new opportunities exist for companies going global with technologies and products to meet growing consumer needs. #GoGlobal

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The Importance of Raising Global Children

Raising global children is one of the most important things that we, as parents, can do for our children – and for the long-term prosperity of our country. Working together, teachers and parents can raise global children, expanding their personal horizons and opening up a world of personal and professional opportunities.

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Raising Global Children is Here!

Raising Global Children is packed with practical information, hundreds of tips and dozens of real-life stories. This combination parenting-educational advocacy book is the first of its kind to detail what raising global children means, why global awareness is important and how to develop a global mindset.

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Teacher Treks Inspire Learning thru Global Travel

Teacher Treks is an innovative program that recognizes the importance of travel and cross-cultural experiences as a critical teaching contribution. If you are a teacher or know one, the application deadline is March 15, 2013.

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Women Helping Women

Women can help other women on small, medium and large scales in every country around the world. Networking and sharing can be cross-cultural acts of kindness and smart economics.

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