International Day of Multilingualism 2022
William and Aida Jackson, Speakers and Advocates
Celebrating the International Day of Multilingualism,
sharing our linguistic talents skills and abilities to
relate globally through language appreciation and
There are thousands of languages around the world,
with words that bind us and connect us. Words that
inspire us and encourage us, words that share family
connections and words that nurture us to be our
Sunday, March 27th is the International Day of
Multilingualism! Thomas Bak (from the University
of Edinburgh) et al started this celebration several
years ago by using the digital hashtag
#MultilingualIsNormal on social platforms to get
people involved globally.
Languages allow people to share their cultures in a
way that brings value to cultural understanding,
respect and appreciation of the diversity of people.
The world has become smaller, not by size, but by
the ability to connect through language, cultural
connections and the respect and appreciation of the
diversity of our Earth.
Using technology to bring people together from around
the world and build connections for future linguistic
collaborations and sharing of knowledge that builds
understanding and acceptance.
A global invitation to participate in this language event
and share ideas, memories, associations, educational,
cultural backgrounds and uplifting experiences. Topic
ideas that may be explored during the event are.
– Talk about your journey as a multilingual speaker
– The importance and benefits of receiving a multilingual
– The challenges and successes of raising multilingual
– How politics and religion influence multilingual abilities
through cultural exposure
– SDG’s and multilingual learning
The global community is invited to participate.
Professors William and Aida Jackson (Florida State
College of Jacksonville & Lenoir-Rhyne University)
respectively will share how STEM & STEAM Education
and Learning can be used to connect languages,
collaborations and cooperation’s globally.
Educational initiatives are
changing the goals and mission of education globally
especially on the continent of Africa. Learning digitally
is growing quickly as digital infrastructures are being
built and modified to support the growing entrepreneurs
and businesses that are developing with the use of
The blending of mobile and STEAM is helping to change
the skill-set for millions of Africans with dreams
and aspirations of growth socially and financially.
This language event is a safe space to share your ideas
and experiences with us.
For more information connect with
Lingua-Cultura Experience on LinkedIn.