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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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Eurovision or Tunnel Vision?

After a win in last's year's Eurovision, Israel became the host of Eurovision 2019. While most host countries see unprecedented unity in the worldwide event that boasts over 190 million viewers worldwide, hosting it in Israel has presented many challenges and national unity is not...
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GLN’s African Spotlight: A Summer of French!

Elisa Jennings, GLN Leadership Fellow 2019, highlights several classes being offered by Jennifer Makeya Van, GLN Teaching Associate, who is sharing French and African language and culture in several formats. She is part of an outstanding team of dedicated teachers who shine at The Global...
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