The Angela Jackson talk on educating urban youth explains the value in teaching children from low income families new languages. The founder and executive director of the Global Language Project was previously the head of New Channels Marketing at Nokia, a corporate position that allowed her to travel extensively. Prior to that, she worked as the Director of Retail Development at MTV Networks, in the Consumer Products division at Nickelodeon Networks and in various marketing and sales positions at Universal Studios.
Fluent in both English and French, the speaker is committed to helping urban youth receive access to elitist opportunities that will help them achieve success in the global economy. The Angela Jackson talk outlines the ways her organization is doing this.