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NESA Fall Leadership Conference 2019

Homa Tavangar

Featuring a session with Intercultural Storyteller and

Global Education and Inclusion Author/Adviser
@homatavangar (Instagram)

HOMA TAVANGAR is the author of the best-selling, Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be at Home in the World (Random House), co-author of five books for educators, including The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners, and writer for numerous websites, including Edutopia, PBS, and National Geographic Educator.

Her latest publication is Global Kids, a colorful activity deck exposing children to cultures of the world and global mindsets. (Read how Global Kids is being used in a Delaware elementary school in this PBS article.)

She serves as an adviser on culture, education and unconscious bias to NBC-Universal, Disney Channel and, and works with a wide range of schools and companies on optimizing learning, empathy, diversity, inclusion, women’s empowerment, new leadership, and global competence.

Actress, writer, producer, and workshop leader

ELIZABETH (Lisa) LIANG is an actress, writer, producer, and workshop leader. Her one-woman show, Alien Citizen: an earth odyssey, toured internationally in theatres, festivals, Off Off Broadway, the US college circuit, conferences, international schools, and the US Embassy from 2013 to 2019. It was made into a movie, now on DVD and streamable. Her essays on developing the show and producing Chekhov's Three Sisters have been published and reprinted.