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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

November 29, 2018

Ena speaks German and Croatian. Combined with her degree in Management Information Systems and experience abroad, these skills help her in her current work for a Eisele Connectors, a German company. 

Masato: Audit Manager, Leading with Japanese

Masato: Audit Manager, Leading with Japanese

November 14, 2018

As a bilingual CPA, Masato uses his language skills to communicate effectively with both clients in the United States and their parent companies in Japan. 

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

October 24, 2018

With an undergraduate major in political theory, gender studies, and Spanish followed by a law degree, Renee now leads a rewarding career assisting clients in immigration cases.

Demetria: Public Diplomacy Specialist, Leading with Arabic

Demetria: Public Diplomacy Specialist, Leading with Arabic

Demetria relies on her Arabic skills and previous cultural immersion experiences to manage a public diplomacy program operating in Syria as a U.S. Department of State employee. 

David: Wine Company Owner & Producer, Leading with Italian

David: Wine Company Owner & Producer, Leading with Italian

For David, a producer and importer of premium Italian Prosecco, being able to communicate in Italian is an absolute necessity and a skill he uses daily.

Andrea: Global Assignment Consultant, Leading with Spanish, Portuguese & French

Andrea: Global Assignment Consultant, Leading with Spanish, Portuguese & French

Andrea’s language skills are fundamental to her work helping multinational corporations relocate their employees. With three languages at the ready, that’s a lot of the globe she’s covering!

Arielle: Offshore Engineer, Leading with French

Arielle: Offshore Engineer, Leading with French

After pursuing a Masters degree in France, Arielle’s language skills helped her to secure an engineering job in Paris at international oil & gas industry contractor Saipem.  

Cynthia: SVP & General Manager of CNN en Español, Leading with Spanish

Cynthia: SVP & General Manager of CNN en Español, Leading with Spanish

You don’t lead a major Spanish-language media company without knowing Spanish! The daughter of an American father and Cuban mother, Cynthia has reaped huge professional dividends in learning her heritage language.

Calvin: International PR Executive, Leading with French, Spanish & Arabic

Calvin: International PR Executive, Leading with French, Spanish & Arabic

A French and political science major and Fulbright Scholar to Morocco, Calvin now runs his own PR firm where his language skills are fundamental to supporting U.S. and international clients.

Sarah: Export Logistics Specialist at Anheuser Busch, Leading with French

Sarah: Export Logistics Specialist at Anheuser Busch, Leading with French

Sarah credits the combination of a business degree with French language skills for the launch of her career at this iconic brewer.