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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Homa Sabet Tavangar

Growing Up Global
Global Education Advisor
Homa Tavangar is the award-winning author of the acclaimed Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World (Random House), The Global Education Toolkit, and co-author with Yong Zhao, et. al. on the new, 3-book Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners series. She is the Series Adviser for NBC/Sprout Channel’s animated children’s program, Nina’s World starring Rita Moreno & Mandy Patinkin, and has worked with a wide range of schools and organizations on optimizing learning, empathy, inclusion, and global competence. She has been a contributor to Edutopia, NatGeo Edu, PBS Parents, Huffington Post, and others, and is a frequent keynote speaker. Homa serves on the board of Tahirih.org, helping immigrant women and girls fleeing violence; she has lived on four continents, and her heritage includes four world religions. Based just outside Philadelphia, she is married and the mother of 3 daughters.