The Language Edge: Multilingualism in the Job Market

When and Where

Friday, September 10, 2021 2:10 pm to 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom - see event description for further information


Farah Michel
Sally Ghali
Rory Lindsay 
Annette Szeliga
Foti Vito


The Global Languages Initiative (GLI) is pleased to announce the first panel in their 2021/2022 speakers' series, “The Language Edge: Multilingualism in the Job Market.” Join us for a conversation with graduates of University of Toronto’s language departments about how knowledge of foreign languages and intercultural competence can help you on the job market and in your future career. Please RSVP by Monday, September 6th, here

2:10pm-2:13pm ET Brief intro, including territorial acknowledgement & welcoming Alexie Tcheuyap

2:13pm-2:15pm ET Welcome remarks by Alexie Tcheuyap (Head of International Experience)

2:15pm-2:40pm ET: Presentations (5 minutes/speaker)

2:40pm-3:00pm ET: Questions & Answers


The GLI is the collaborative effort of over 15 Departments, Programs, Colleges, Centres, and Institutes to increase access to second (and third) language instruction across disciplines. The GLI is committed to promoting intercultural competence and global fluency, supporting the revitalization of lesser-taught and Indigenous languages, and engaging local and global communities. 

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