In this episode of the Globally Speaking, we talk to Ann Friedman, founder and CEO of Planet Word, the world’s first museum dedicated to words and language. Based in Washington, D.C., it focuses on promoting literacy and multilingualism and celebrating the diverseness of languages everywhere. Tune in to hear all this and more.
Ann Friedman is the founder and CEO of Planet Word, the world’s first museum dedicated to words and language. She has spent her life immersed in linguistics, starting out as a copy-editor, translator and champion of education. She worked as a reading and writing teacher in the Montgomery County Public Schools and served on several foundations and education-based advisory boards. She has several decades of experience in these areas and is still passionately active in them, remaining on many of these boards today.
Robert is a multilingual B2B marketing leader based in Germany. He’s held past and present leadership roles in technology, sales and marketing. He loves tackling important challenges, fixing big problems and developing and driving growth in a collaborative team environment. Robert is active on his blog.