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Elkhart Culture Series: Thought Leadership Conference has ended

ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS 

Registration Directions:  (1) Review the event details, sessions and speaker information; (2) Click "Tickets" or register on Eventbrite HERE; (3) Once you register, your Sched account will be created and you’ll be able to make a personal agenda.

**American Sign Language services available for all general sessions through Goshen College and interpreting services. 
avatar for Marina Hadjioannou Waters, JD, MPH

Marina Hadjioannou Waters, JD, MPH

Luna Language Services
President
With the eighth fastest growing immigrant population in the US and over 100 languages represented, Indiana is rapidly evolving. Diversity is no longer something that is happening to Indiana, it is Indiana. Marina will be speaking to the critical shifts public and private organizations are making to fully engage all Hoosiers, irrespective of the differences between us. 

Marina Hadjioannou Waters, JD, MPH, President of LUNA Language Services
Marina has dedicated 20 years of her career and academic interests advocating for the civil, political and cultural rights of communities facing discrimination. After participating in research for disability determinations as a young psychology graduate, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Public Health focusing on Community Health Practice. In her role as President, Marina oversees the growth of the company by managing contracts and establishing outreach programs with community partners. She provides Title VI consulting to clients and the community, as well as speaks publicly on the important topics of nondiscrimination, multiculturalism, and corporate social responsibility.

Marina's platform expertise: 1) Language access planning, 2) Challenges that immigrants and refugees might face here in Indiana, 3) Benefits to making information more accessible to more cultural communities through language access, 4) How can language access positively affect workforce development.