Introducing Cristina DiGiacomo (Episode 32)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 33 of It’s About Language is Cristina DiGiacomo, whose life changed and blossomed when she met philosophers – and now introduces them to us.

Episode 32 – The Language and Culture of Living Well: A Conversation with Cristina DiGiacomo

In Episode 33, Cristina DiGiacomo, a professional philosopher, joins Norah Jones of It’s About Language to chart a pathway to understand the everyday use – and need – for philosophy in our lives.

Introducing Ashwini Prasad (Episode 31)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 31 of It’s About Language is Ashwini Prasad, “The Inclusive Screenwriter,” who has dedicated herself to uncovering bias and making untold stories heard.

Episode 31 Inclusive Storytelling Begins with Listening: A Conversation with Ashwini Prasad

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.

Episode 29 – Words Reveal and Conceal: A Conversation with Dan Goodwin

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

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?

Episode 24 – Supporting Heritage Languages and Cultures: A Conversation with Joy Peyton

Joy Peyton, PhD, a national leader in language education, talks with Norah L. Jones about the critical role of heritage language schools and education in the U.S.

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.