Episode 66 – Lifelong Learning: IAL at SCOLT Part 1

Norah L Jones taps the professional excitement, dedication, and insights of her fellow language education attendees at the SCOLT conference in Norfolk, VA..

Episode 65 – Life’s a Stage: Crafting Language with 246 The Main

Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting and the actors of 246 The Main reflect on their workshop on language, accent, and characters’ identities.

Episode 64 – Tell Your Story

Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting explores the inheritance given to each person through their language, culture, and identity.

Episode 63 – International Collaborations

In this fourth and final heritage language series episode, Norah Jones talks with international leaders Renata Peskova (Iceland), Ken Cruickshank (Australia), Gisi Cannizzaro (Netherlands), Antonella Cortese (Canada) and co-moderator Joy Peyton (US).

Episode 62 – Advocating for Heritage Languages

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Linda Egnatz, Amanda Seewald, Celia Zamora, and co-moderator Joy Peyton.

Episode 61 – Heritage Doorways

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Joy Peyton, Neila Baumiliene, Ashok Ojha, and Agnes Tounkara.

Episode 60 – Becoming an Equitable, Multilingual Society

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Joy Peyton, Dick Brecht, Maria Carreira, and Fabrice Jaumont.

Episode 58 – Bilingual Business, Beyond Hello: Edgar Serrano

Norah Jones welcomes Edgar Serrano, who shares three important tips for businesses to succeed and prosper through harnessing the power of languages.

Episode 57 – Afro-Latino Travels: Kim Haas

Norah Jones welcomes Kim Hass, creator and host of PBS program “Afro-Latino Travels,” to discuss African-heritage experiences and contributions in Latin America and the world.

Episode 56 – Language Facing the Future: IAL at NECTFL Part 2

An array of language professionals at the Northeast Conference shares their commitments and insights with Norah Jones.

Episode 55 – When Language Reunites Us: IAL at NECTFL Part 1

Norah L Jones taps the professional excitement, dedication, and insights of her fellow language education attendees at the Northeast Conference in NYC.

Episode 54 – Sphere of Influence: Jenni Kilmore

In this episode with Jenni Kilmore, we ask how we find our focus, our purpose, our connection, and our sphere of influence through the power of language.

Episode 53 – Language Pilgrimage: Linda Markley

In this episode we go on a language pilgrimage to find and connect with ourselves and others, especially to practice mutual support and compassion in tough times.

Episode 52 – Under the Surface: Josh Barinstein

In this episode we go under the surface of our experiences to find the language that brings insight and healing to ourselves and others.

Episode 48 – Listening is the New Leadership: Jacque Merritt

Listening is a leadership skill for all. In Episode 48, Jacque Merritt, Senior Workplace Consultant for Gallup joins Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting to identify the why and how of transformative, healing listening.

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.