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NCLC 2016: From Student of Mandarin to a Lifetime of Ambassadorship

CHICAGO, April 30, 2016 — Soprano vocalist Juliet Petrus, writer and Schwarzman Scholar John Thornton Jr., Binghamton University student Alyssa Berkowitz, and Northwestern University student Agata Nartowksa discuss how studying Chinese has shaped their careers, enabled them to be ambassadors between people and cultures, and transformed their lives. Travis Tanner, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the 100,000 Strong Foundation, moderates the discussion. (53 min., 19 sec.)


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