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Color the World: The Pulsera Project

Creative Careers in Languages, Part 6 By Christine S. Maxwell Every year, the Spanish Club at the small rural high school where I teach chooses a community service project. In addition to raising money for a good cause, students participate in and understand world social justice issues as 21st century global citizens. This year, [...]

2019-02-25T05:38:04+00:00December 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

Language Translation: Building Bridges between Languages

A Profile of a Professional Translator:  Sarah Symons Glegorio Creative Careers in Languages, Part 5 By Christine S. Maxwell Most people think of language teachers and translators as popular career choices for people with skills in foreign languages.   While many people have interacted with language teachers in high school or in college, most do [...]

2019-02-25T05:38:01+00:00August 10, 2017|Uncategorized|

italki: The Human Connection

Creative Careers in Languages, Part 4 By Christine S. Maxwell is an innovative online platform dedicated to connecting teachers and students for authentic and immersive experiences in language learning. Established in 2007 by Kevin Chen and Yongyue Jiang, italki connects more than 5,000 teachers and 3 million students worldwide. Kevin Chen, co-founder of [...]

2019-02-25T05:37:58+00:00July 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wikitongues: All the World’s Languages

Creative Careers in Languages, Part 3 By Christine S. Maxwell Growing up in Pennsylvania, Daniel Bogre Udell spoke English at home and in his community.  All this changed when he was 18 and had the opportunity to study Catalan, a language spoken in parts of Northeastern Spain. Studying Catalan and the culture of more [...]

2019-02-25T05:37:55+00:00June 21, 2017|Uncategorized|

Changing Lives through Education

Creative Careers in Languages, Part 2 By Christine S. Maxwell Pedro de Pedro Lucas has a dream.  Growing up in a small, impoverished village in Guatemala, he seeks to improve the plight of his people. Like many other visionaries, Lucas realizes that education moves a society forward. He continues a lifelong effort to combat [...]

2019-03-09T13:42:20+00:00May 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

PGLS – Every Word Matters

Based in the greater Washington, D.C. area with team members across the world, Piedmont Global Language Solutions (PGLS) is backed by over 70 years of combined experience in the language services industry.  We provide top notch services to numerous companies and government agencies.  Our tested processes and resources allow us to offer outstanding solutions in the areas of Translation, Interpretation, Transcription, Training, Cultural Sensitivity Training, Language Instruction, Localization and more. Our network of language professionals specializes in more than 200 languages and regional dialects.

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4041 University Dr. Suite 200L Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 1-877-897-4858