About: Krista Westerlund

Recent Posts by Krista Westerlund

Changing the World through Global Business

Global Language Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of, "Using language as a tool to help fix our world." Two leaders from our valued partner DuckerFrontier, Renata Abbud and Sebastian Silva, sat down with Krista Westerlund, GLN Mission Advocate, to discuss the...
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My Leadership Fellowship Experience at GLN

Anie Blanco, Leadership Fellow 2019 from Barranquilla, Colombia, shares her experience of participating in many different aspects of GLN's organization ranging from operations to teacher support and marketing at The Global Language Network during the "smartest gap year ever". Being a Leadership Fellow at...
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Presidential Languages

Mark Maier, GLN Leadership Fellow, extemporizes on the connections between US presidents and language-learning. Read more about how presidents have applied their knowledge of languages to executive and diplomatic leadership in Washington, DC. With the Democratic presidential debates underway, the US presidential election cycle...
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Exploring Egyptian Hospitality

Shaddi Spencer, 2019 GLN Leadership Fellow, shares about the importance of Hospitality in his home city Cairo, Egypt.  Each country has local customs of being friendly and traditions of welcoming strangers. In Egypt, specifically, hospitality has a deep meaning and is considered a fundamental characteristic among...
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