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Elizabeth Dannenfelser

Ready to Fall in love with Spanish and Hispanic culture this Fall? This will be my second semester teaching with GLN and I couldn't be more excited! In my first class, we cooked, listened to music, and became *so* much more comfortable in the language....
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Aziza Farooki

A native of Pakistan, Aziza moved to the U.S. after high school to pursue higher studies in public policy and program evaluation. She currently resides in Washington, DC where she works in government relations. An enthusiastic supporter of languages, she has previously taught Urdu to...
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Manadana Leytani

I’m mandana, the english equivalent of my name would be wise person and actually MANDANA was the queen of persia in the Achaemenid period. I was born in Tehran and hold a BA in English Translation. I’m full of enthusiasm for learning language and teaching...
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Graciela Bareiro

Graciela is from Asuncion, Paraguay, she's an Educational Psychologist. Has been teaching Spanish language and culture at GLN for three years and she loves music....
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Teresita Retana Piedra

My name is Teresita Retana Piedra, I was born in Costa Rica on October 1, 1959. I studied engineering and worked in construction developments from 1985 to 2018. In 2019 I moved to live in Washington DC with my wife Jackelline Siles Calvo. We now...
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Sophia Rodriguez

I was born in Galveston, Texas, but my family is from Puerto Rico. As a first-generation Puerto Rican, I have grown up with the strong influence of the Hispanic culture surrounding me. I am currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a...
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