Leonora Anyango, PhD, is a language, culture, and education expert of international repute. She is an applied linguist and specializes in the teaching and writing of languages, including but not limited to Kiswahili, English as an International Language, and Japanese. She has also taught College Composition, Creative Writing and Multicultural Education. She is an avid curriculum developer and has worked in this capacity as a consultant for reputable institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Certified Legal and Health Interpreter, and she has worked as a translator for Institutions such as the World Bank. Her research concentration includes second language teaching and learning, multilingual writing pedagogies, African rhetoric, and translation and interpretation. Anyango is also an avid writer of creative nonfiction and poetry. She has published numerous works. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and learning a new language.