Introducing Arthur Padilla (Episode 28)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 28 of It’s About Language is Arthur Padilla, whose life and work honor, empower, and include those of all cultures and voices, broadly and powerfully defined.

Episode 28 – Exploring and Questioning Bias: A Conversation with Arthur Padilla

In Episode 28, Arthur Padilla, Senior Managing Partner of StrataGWorks joins Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting for a wide-ranging conversation on community impact work. How do we each empower all society’s members? How do we discover even hidden biases so we can move to a more just and inclusive community, country, and world?

Introducing Ricky Adamson (Episode 23)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 23 of It’s About Language is Ricky Adamson, world language educator, supervisor, trainer, publisher, and a man who knows the power of inclusion to change lives.

Episode 23 You Are a Bridge to Inclusion: A Conversation with Ricky Adamson

Ricky Adamson, PhD, language educator and consultant, talks with Norah L Jones about the linguistic and cultural roots from which grow inclusion and respect.

Introducing Toni Theisen (Episode 22)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 22 of It’s About Language is Toni Theisen, award-winning world language educational leader and advocate for inclusionary programs, courses, and mind-sets.

Episode 22 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning: A Conversation with Toni Theisen

Toni Theisen, award winning educator, talks with Norah L Jones about culturally-responsive teaching, providing equitable access for students of all cultures.

Episode 21 – Connect the World to the Classroom: A Conversation with Akash Patel

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.

Introducing Maria del Pilar Garcia (Episode 20)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 20 of It’s About Language is Maria del Pilar Garcia: author, educator, philanthropist, and inspiration to young people in the US and her native Colombia and beyond.

Episode 20 – Journey to a Dream: A Conversation with Maria del Pilar Garcia

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.

Episode 19 – Multiplier Effect: A Conversation with Sheri Spaine-Long

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.

Episode 18 – Common Bond: A Conversation with Lisa Fore

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.