Nicolle Okoren

Nicolle is a journalist interested in solution-oriented reporting. She's passionate about traveling, trying new foods, and learning new languages. Her #1 bucket list item is to teach English in Osaka, Japan!

Posts by Nicolle

Is It Your Mission to Teach English?

Natalie Goff, 50, has lived in Nicaragua teaching English as a Christian worker for eight years now with no immediate plan to leave. When the man she was dating told her in 2013 that he wanted to build water purification systems in Nicaragua with the intent to get to know people and share God’s word, she […]

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English Language Teaching Start-ups: Will the Next ‘Unicorn’ Speak English?

“Alternative language learning companies are attracting investors and reaching ‘unicorn’ status, a term used in the venture capital industry to describe a privately held startup company with a valuation of over $1 billion.” English language learning has blossomed into a $60 billion global market, according to TechCrunch. Using data by Ulrich Ammon at the University […]

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