Cultural Exchange and Inclusive Communication

Cultural exchange and intercultural communications brings the world closer together. See how Sao Paulo native Alex de Miranda lives that in his personal and professional life, as President of the Illinois-Sao Paulo Partners of the Americas and as a Cultural Strategist with the intercultural marketing practice, Drumm. Have you ever been asked to speak on…

Jess Mitolo Whats So Funny

What’s So Funny?

Things are funny when they resonate with our values, and values are connected to culture. So what’s funny is drastically different from culture to culture. Or is it? We go deeper insight when Jessica Mitolo joined Intercultural Spark on October 7. As a faculty member at The Second City Training Center, Jessica teaches improvisation and…

Capture Your Dreams and Align Your Vision

Each year Professor Narketta Sparkman-Key leads students on a service-learning trip to Montego Bay Jamaica to spend time with pregnant teenagers at the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation, an outreach program for adolescent mothers. The students, many whom have never been on an airplane, learn quickly about the challenges of travel and cultural differences. “We’re…