Dr. Aradhana Mudambi
Dr. Aradhana Mudambi is an accomplished, multilingual educator and social justice activist. She has her undergraduate degree from Rice University and a Masters and Doctorate from Harvard University. She is currently the Director of Multilingual Education at Framingham Public Schools in Massachusetts. Previously, she was Director of ESOL, Bilingual Education, and World Languages at Windham Public Schools in Connecticut, where she founded Dos Ríos, the first One-Way, Developmental Dual Language Program in New England. Dr. Mudambi is also an Adjunct Professor of Intercultural Communications at Eastern Connecticut State University and Vice President of the Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, (MABE).
Dr. Mudambi is an experienced advocate for Dual Language Education, World Languages, and Social Justice, having been invited recently to speak at institutions such as Harvard University and the National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE). Dr. Mudambi leads the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee at Windham Public Schools and runs a Social Justice Workshop series for MABE. Before moving into educational administration, Dr. Mudambi taught in India, Texas (both in Houston and four miles from the Texas-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley), Florida, France, and England. She is trilingual herself, fluent in Hebbar Tamil, Spanish, and English.
You can learn more about Dr. Mudambi and her work on her blog at www.socialjusticeandeducation.org.