How do Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates build a case for expanding U.S. immigration to include more high-tech workers?  They bring on board smart cookies like Luna Atamian to make their pitch.  Born in Paris to Armenian and Uruguayan parents, this internationally trained lawyer makes the case for opening the U.S. up to what it historically does so well: innovate!  Learn more about immigration reform, the cultural basis for entrepreneurship, and Luna's love for her adopted city of New York.

 

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“My time spent with the Feel Like You Belong show was not only fun and engaging, but also important. The topics that were covered are really close to my heart, and the message that they bring to the world is absolutely essential.”

– Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet, Obama 2nd Inauguration (photo credit: ew.com)

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About Alan

Alan Headbloom is an applied linguist who works with international professionals across a variety of industries.

Learn more about Alan hereand on his personal website: headbloom.com.

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Coming Shows

Over the coming month, we are thrilled to be bringing you original stories from Puerto Rico, South Korea, Lebanon, Trinidad, and Mexico!  Our upcoming guests have produced a play about undocumented immigrants, survived a stroke at age 33, earned two U.S. graduate degrees, researched racism and sexism in American academia, and had to decide about wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf in corporate America. The immigrants to the United States are are richly diverse as their forebears – and equally as tenacious and outspoken.  Join us for the conversations we know won't disappoint you!