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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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Tetsu: Pharmaceutical Consultant Leading with Japanese, French, Mandarin & more!

The founder of TETSUNAGI Consulting, Inc., Tetsu has built a career around leveraging his language and cultural skills. Hear his advice for learners about the benefit of combining languages with your passions and knowledge base.

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Stephanie: Police Officer Leading with English and Farsi

As a Second Lieutenant with the Fairfax County Police Department, Stephanie relies on language and cultural skills to supervise the Language Skills Support Unit and the Office of Data Analytics & Strategic Initiatives. The Department currently offers language proficiency stipends to speakers of 24 world languages.

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Tyler: Sales Director Leading with Spanish

As a Sales Director at Hult EF Corporate Education, Tyler uses his Spanish skills to connect with clients to implement language training programs at some of the world’s largest companies. Learn why being bilingual is his proudest achievement.

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Lopa: Surgeon Leading with Gujarati & Spanish

Lopa uses English, Gujarati, and Spanish to communicate with patients as a pelvic reconstructive surgeon at the University of Illinois Hospitals. Hear more about how language and cultural skills help medical professionals build rapport and trust.

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Tatyana: Financial Services VP Leading with Russian, Spanish & More

Tatyana shares how languages have been an asset in all stages of her career—spanning academia, educational publishing, e-learning, consulting, and financial services. Hear her advice for current learners!

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Sarah: Global Export Manager Leading with French

Advice to consider studying supply chain management—combined with her love of learning French—helped Sarah to secure a job in the consumer goods sector before graduating from college! Learn more about her journey.

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Arielle: Business Project Manager Leading with French

Paris-based Arielle works for Schneider Electric. Holding degrees in offshore energies engineering, ocean engineering, and French studies, she shares how the skills that accompany language learning can help boost multilinguals toward their goals.

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Carrie: Localization Professional Leading with French & Spanish

Now Globalization Services Manager at Subway, Carrie reflects on how earning a French degree as an undergraduate has shaped her professional pathway and allowed her to do meaningful work that she loves. Hear her advice for current students.

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Nataly: Software Executive Leading with Spanish

Nataly leads a team of localization specialists, project managers, technologists, and others at HubSpot to localize software, websites, and other online experiences. Learn why she believes language skills are a must-have across industries!

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