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Congratulations Future Educators!

Hailing from 14 home states and planning to teach seven languages other than English, please join us in congratulating our largest incoming class to date: 20 outstanding future educators who join the Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program this fall!

Know a future language teacher who's currently a high school senior? The call for applications will reopen in Spring 2024.

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5 Questions for a Future Entrepreneur Learning Mandarin

After studying Mandarin Chinese for years, University of Memphis graduate Carly is looking to start a business to help others in their language journeys. Learn about her experiences studying and working abroad in China!

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for an Au Pair in France

Tufts University graduate Caitlin, who participated in a high school exchange program to France, returns to further immerse herself in the culture and language. Find out about her experiences as an au pair abroad!

    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Language Learner on Embracing the Journey

A high school senior from Massachusetts who grew up speaking four languages, Hasnain is no stranger to language learning! Hear what's motivating this future neurosurgeon to learn French.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

Allison: Interpreter, Translator & Family Advocate Leading with Spanish

Working for Covington Independent Public Schools in Kentucky, Allison uses Spanish to serve as a liaison between schools and families—interpreting at meetings, translating documents, helping to identify resources, and more!

    • Professional Profiles

Sophie: Security Risk Consultant Leading with Arabic

Currently based in the Middle East, as a Senior Consultant at global risk and strategic consulting firm Control Risks, Sophie uses her language and cultural skills to build relationships and trust with clients and colleagues.

    • Professional Profiles

5 Questions for a Future Neuroscientist Learning French & German

High school senior and aspiring neuroscientist Caroline is exploring the world through French and German. Read how these languages have deepened her understanding of English and learn about her upcoming exchange to Switzerland!

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Future Aerospace Engineer Learning French

Incoming MIT student and future aerospace engineer Caitlin is bringing French into her everyday life and hopes to reconnect with her Chinese roots. Hear why she fell in love with French!

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for an Arizona Student of Arabic

Arizona State University Chemistry PhD candidate Charlotte has long been involved in learning and sharing about the Arabic language and culture. Hear about the language fair she helped organize and why she is so devoted to Arabic.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Future Scientific Researcher Learning English, Turkish & French

Massachusetts high school senior Dilara is building on her experience learning Turkish and French to empower other women seeking to participate in exchange programs abroad. Read about her efforts and also her exchange program in Switzerland!

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews