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Advocating for Change: Connecting Our Nation Through Language

May 17, 2017

Join stakeholders from business, government, and education for a lively networking and informative roundtable to discuss the growing demand for multilingual skills, and the implications of the language gap for U.S. economic competitiveness and national security.

Wednesday, May 17th

6:00 p.m.— 8:30 p.m. (Cocktails and appetizers will be served)


Le Meridien, Arlington
1121 19th Street North
Arlington, VA 22209
Room: Vivace, 4th Floor
Reception: Terrace, 4th Floor
Rosslyn Metro: 1 Block from Le Merdien


Tom Vander Ark
CEO & President, Getting Smart


Marty Abbott
Executive Director, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Kenric Tsethlikai
Managing Director, The Lauder Institute

Dr. Michael Nugent
Director, Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO)

Robert Greene Sands
CEO & Founder, LanguaCulture

Hsi-Ling Liao
Data Analyst and Research Associate, New American Economy (NAE)


RSVP:  SPACE IS LIMITED. Please RSVP by Friday, May 5.

Click here to register to attend in person.  

Click here to register for the live stream beginning at 6:30pm.


For further event information, please contact Tanya Mas at tmas@rosettastone.com or 571-358-1454.

This event, presented in association with Lead with Languages, is sponsored by campaign partner Rosetta Stone.


Advocating for Change: Connecting Our Nation Through Language