Ashoka Fellow
France
Fellow Since 2011
This description of Anna Stevanato's work was prepared when Anna Stevanato was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2011.
Introduction
Anna Stevanato promotes bilingualism as a tool for children of immigrant descent to build their identity and strengthen their learning skills. Through bilingualism, Anna empowers children to succeed in school and connect to the broader French community. In doing so, she is ensuring that diversity is something to be proud of, for children, families, communities, and society as a whole. Anna is facilitating the transition of educational practices in France to better integrate diversity and multiculturalism.
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