TTB 151: The Preservation of Language with Jonty Yamisha
Jonty Yamisha is an American Circassian, third-generation refugee, and accidental polyglot. He's fluent in four languages and dabbles in six. Jonty's love of travel and languages is the result of his unusual upbringing. With relatives all over the world, Jonty was exposed to a number of cultures, languages and lands. In his professional life, Jonty earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a concentration in economics, political science, and German literature from Vassar College. He went on to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from New York University. Today, Jonty is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of @OptiLingo – a language learning mobile app that teaches over 20 languages, including Circassian.