Anti-racist screenwriter and educator Ashwini Prasad converses with Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting on the critical need for and value of representation, especially in the field of film and media. Ashwini shares the power of evoking identity through storytelling, and the thrill of bringing breakthroughs through her workshops focused on writing for inclusion.
Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 30 of It’s About Language is Bob PIzzini, decorated Navy Special Ops veteran and man dedicated to sharing the language of leadership.
In Episode 29, Dan Goodwin of CYA Consulting joins Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting. Dan makes us aware of the variety of ways words are used (or not used) to strengthen, clarify, guide, and help all of us who use them
Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 29 of It’s About Language is Dan Goodwin of CYA Consulting – a trained investigator whose insights on words are joined to compassion and perspective.
Toni Theisen, award winning educator, talks with Norah L Jones about culturally-responsive teaching, providing equitable access for students of all cultures.
Akash Patel, educator and founder of Happy World Foundation, talks with Norah L Jones about how directly connecting youth to individuals around the world develops the empathy to transform lives.
Maria del Pilar Garcia, educator, author, and founder of Pillar of Dreams, talks with Norah L. Jones about following dreams, overcoming obstacles, and inspiring and empowering others to do the same.
Sheri Spaine-Long of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) talks with Norah L. Jones about the innovative ways the organization creates a powerful support system and vital communities in challenging times.
It’s About Language guest Lisa Fore provides insight into the connections of all humanity through seizing opportunities to reach out in respect to other languages and cultures.
It’s About Language guest Ines Lormand makes a compelling case for language-learning in general, and early childhood language classes and opportunities in particular.
It’s About Language guest Edgar Serrano guides us, through stories and reflections, to reframe perceptions about ourselves, others, and the world.
Sharing this small meditative gem from Maya Angelou on the power of exposure to languages and cultures, so critical for our times.
It’s About Language guest Dr. L.J. Randolph explores how language, identity, and social justice are inextricably linked.