LingoAce Names Jeremy Lin Global Brand Ambassador | Your money
SINGAPORE & SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 19, 2022–
LingoAsa Singapore-based global education technology company and leading language learning platform for K12 students, announced the appointment of Jeremy Lin, China Basketball Association (CBA) and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player, and founder of the Jeremy Lin Foundation, as the first-ever Global Brand Ambassador.
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“Jeremy’s personal story, his passion for education and bridging cultures, and his impact on society make him the perfect brand ambassador for LingoAce,” said Hugh Yao, CEO and Founder of LingoAce. “We are proud to partner with Jeremy, who has broken down entrenched stereotypes through his hard work, compassion and courage. We hope that our students around the world will learn from his example and aspire to dream like Jeremy.
As part of this Ambassador, Jeremy will work with LingoAce to promote language learning and cross-cultural understanding through education technology.
“Growing up and playing basketball in California, I personally knew many kids who had to go through inequities in access to education,” Jeremy Lin said. “Whatever a child’s situation, I believe education is always valuable and the cornerstone of opportunity for individuals. I have always believed that talent is universal, but opportunities are not. That’s why I started my foundation and got involved in impact investing to support mission-driven businesses. I’m proud to partner with LingoAce to help children around the world from all walks of life open up to new cultures and languages, perspectives and wisdom, friendship and relationships, and futures and to the possibilities.
Jeremy knows firsthand the difficulties of having to learn a second language – growing up in the United States, with a family living in Asia, Jeremy learned Mandarin Chinese as a child through traditional experiences. By working with LingoAce, Jeremy recognizes the value of applying technology to create immersive learning experiences and wants to help more children learn languages in this way.
The announcement was made today during Jeremy’s fireside chat at the Asian American Foundation (TAAF) Partners Summit in Washington DC. documentary on the Linsanity phenomenon 10 years ago, 38 in the Garden. LingoAce will partner with TAAF to promote and publicize the film.
Founded in 2017, LingoAce is a Singapore-based global educational technology company and a leading language learning platform, delivering an immersive language learning experience tailored to the needs of K-12 learners. across a range of language proficiency levels and diverse cultural backgrounds, spanning across 100 countries and regions. With offices in the United States, Southeast Asia and China, LingoAce is a committed partner to both young learners and their parents, harnessing research-backed digital content including animation, gamification and AI, and passionate teachers to effectively deliver authentic and interactive online Chinese and English. language course. Backed by investors such as Sequoia Capital India, Owl Ventures, Tiger Global, Shunwei Capital, SWC Global and Decent Capital, LingoAce is also named to the GSV EdTech 150, a list of the world’s most transformative growth companies in the field of technology. digital learning. More information can be found at www.lingoace.com.
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About the Jeremy Lin Foundation
Established in 2011, The Jeremy Lin Foundation supports AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) and interracial youth programs through narrative change, community empowerment, and interracial solidarity. The Foundation joins forces with local programs deeply rooted in the community to serve low-income AAPIs and multiracial youth by addressing full range of obstacles encountered (ranging from food insecurity, parent education, mental health and youth empowerment). More information can be found at: www.jeremylinfoundation.org.
About the Asian American Foundation
The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) is a convener, incubator, and funder committed to accelerating opportunity and prosperity for AAPI communities. TAAF supports advocates and organizations committed to AAPI causes so that together we can act more effectively against hate and violence, and build the infrastructure needed to improve advocacy, power and representation of the AAPI in American society. We were founded to address the long-standing lack of investment and resources provided to AAPI communities and strive to be a catalytic force in creating a permanent and irrevocable sense of belonging for the 23 million Americans in Asian and Pacific Islander descent living in the United States. For more information about TAAF, please visit www.taaf.org.
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