S4-H Impactful Communication: Are Your Leaders Ready for Globalization?
About Judy Ravin
Judy Ravin, Founder and President, Accent Reduction Institute (ARI)
Judy Ravin is the Founder and President of the Accent Reduction Institute (ARI) and author of internationally best selling software-based learning systems for rapid language acquisition. Ravin’s objective is to minimize language barriers in a global economy while maintaining each person’s unique cultural identity. Ravin has taught at Cornell University, the U.S. Department of Defense - Defense Language Institute, and the University of Michigan. Ravin is a Fellow at George Mason University-School of Law, Center for Infrastructure Protection/Homeland Security. Ravin Method® learners include, but are not limited to: NATO, the National Education Association, Boeing, Oracle, General Motors, Cisco, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hewlett Packard, Compuware, and others.
Believing that communication is a two-way street, Ravin also pioneered the field of accent comprehension; giving business professionals the tools needed to systematically understand the rich and diverse accents of their clients and colleagues. Ravin’s patented program, Building Bridges: Global Accent Comprehension is used in both the public and private sectors.
Ravin has been featured in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, AOL-Daily Finance, the Detroit Free Press, as well as on CNN.com, NPR, Voice of America, CBS Radio-National News, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.