Elisabet Raquel García (she/they) shares how language barriers prevented her from connecting with her family and how her determination to build a relationship prompted her to become a fluent Spanish speaker in five years.

William D. Webber (Associate Director of Membership at Partners of the Americas) shares his experience becoming fluent in French and Spanish and how it changed the trajectory of his life.

Dr. Shawntia Key (CEO and Founder, URep Abroad) shares her complicated history with language learning and the 4 tips she learned while traveling the world.