To commemorate Refugee & Pride Month, Get 20% OFF any Language Session Purchase, using code WRD21 at Checkout, to amplify impact during this special month!

To commemorate Refugee & Pride Month, Get 20% OFF any Language Session Purchase, using code WRD21 at Checkout, to amplify impact during this special month!

New Perspectives with Refugee Voices

Inspire your workforce or community with our one-of-a-kind guest-speaker sessions. Powerful conversations & perspectives, beyond headlines.

NaTakallam is more than just a language platform. Behind each tutor & translator, is a personal story of displacement, resilience, & hope.

Refugee Voices is an experience your audience and employees won’t forget. Our speakers come fully prepared to immerse the participants in a new perspective.

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The interactive guest speaker sessions offer enriching experiences that equip your audience with a more nuanced global awareness & an ability to encounter a diverse range of ‘others’ with empathy.

Customize it with speakers

We connect you with one or more speakers.

Previous Sessions have covered…

Personal stories

Why they had to leave home, what it is like to be on the move & start life anew

Innovation, technology, & humanitarianism

How refugees can leverage tech solutions

Behind the headlines

Individual perspectives on local politics, social justice, human rights issues & refugee activism

Rebuilding one’s career

How to reset professional goals when life has turned upside down

Conflict resolution & de-polarization

Beyond physical barriers or stigma; encountering host communities

A gender lens on displacement

The journeys of women, girls, & sexual & gender minorities

Cultural flavors

Discover the art, music, food, & poetry that traveled with them

Phrasebook language learning

Arabic, French, Spanish, or Persian

When new perspectives changes mindset of your team.

Refugees are better prepared than most of us for the future of work & the challenges of tomorrow — they are already facing it today. Navigating unexpected crises, uncertainty, & existential hardships, they have learned valuable lessons about personal & professional & professional resilience, entrepreneurship, & grit.

For offices:
NaTakallam’s virtual sessions can be tailored according to your community’s interests, topics that match your corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion, or staff development objectives. 

While sessions can be hosted at any time during the year, some particularly interesting dates could be 

  • March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day
  • June is World Refugee Month and June 20 is World Refugee Day
  • August 19 is World Humanitarian Day
  • September 21 is the International Day of Peace 
  • The holidays are also a great time to organize a unique experience for your team. 

For the classroom:
Fill out our interest form to set up a University Refugee Voices session, or a cultural/language exchange program for K-12 classes

When new perspectives change the mindset of your team.

Refugees are better prepared than most of us for the future of work & the challenges of tomorrow — they are already facing it today. Navigating unexpected crises, uncertainty & existential hardships, they have learned valuable lessons about personal & professional resilience, entrepreneurship & grit.

For offices:
NaTakallam’s virtual sessions can be tailored according to your community’s interests, topics that match your corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion, or staff development objectives. 

While sessions can be hosted at any time during the year, some particularly interesting dates could be 

  • March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day
  • June is World Refugee Month and June 20 is World Refugee Day
  • August 19 is World Humanitarian Day
  • September 21 is the International Day of Peace 
  • The holidays are also a great time to organize a unique experience for your team. 

For the classroom:
Fill out our interest form to set up a University Refugee Voices session, or a cultural/language exchange program for K-12 classes

These organizations are already bringing Refugee Voices to their teams & offices:

Lasting impact

Pricing

Each session contributes directly to refugee livelihoods, at a time when they might be cut off from the local labor market, in camps, or in other transit circumstances, or struggling to integrate into a new home.

Packages range from $500-$1500 depending on the number of speakers & audience size.

Sign up for a Refugee Voices Session Today!

As our co-founder, Aline Sara, often says, “Refugees are ‘forced digital nomads.”

They are thus an ongoing source of inspiration and motivation for anyone, be they students, staff, or community members.

other ServiceS

Translation &
Interpretation Services

Quality translation, transcription & interpretation services at competitive rates. Our team comprises experienced refugee translators, copy reviewers & project managers.

Voiceover & subtitling

Social media moderation

Website and mobile app translation

Audio-video transcription & translation

Document translation

Real-time Zoom interpretation

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