S9E9: Changing the World Through Language & Cultural Transfer with Diana Suarez

Summary & Key Takeways

How to change the world through language and culture? In Episode 9 of Season 9, Diana Suarez shares her rich experience working on innovation and impact in a wide-variety of education roles including in the nonprofit, public and higher education sectors.

Diana Suarez is the founder and CEO of GLOT, an International organization that creates social impact through languages. Diana has been working at the intersection of education and social impact for more than a decade. She shares her lessons building an innovative non-profit that is working to advance language literacy and social impact within Colombia and globally. In addition, she highlights the key trends in education for impact careers, recommendations for those wanting to work in global education and tips for how to upskill.  

Diana is Productivity and Quality engineer, with an MSc in Environment and Development. She is passionate about children, languages, and social impact. For Diana, education is the tool to fight poverty and reduce inequalities. She has more than 12 years of experience in the educational sector, working for universities, the government and non-state actors leading projects and partnerships at the national and international level.  

In addition to her work with Glot, she is an adjunct professor at EAFIT University teaching a course on International Relations. A  Spanish native speaker, Diana speaks English, French, some basic Swahili, and is currently learning Italian.

This session is supported by the  master’s degree or certificate in peace and development studies. 

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