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Italidea names first executive director

Dottoressa Daniela Cavallero has been named the first executive director of Italidea Midwest. A 501(c)3 charitable organization, Italidea-Midwest fosters the study of the Italian language and the promotion of Italian culture. The organization works in conjunction with the Chicago Italian Consulate and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 10 Midwest states. Cavallero is an adjunct professor of Italian in the Modern Languages Department at DePaul University and the president of Sentieri Italiani in Chicago. She has taught on the high school level in Italy as well as at other universities in the metropolitan area. A native of Torino, Piemonte, Italia, …

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Italidea-Midwest needs YOU!

The great South African leader Nelson Mandela once noted, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” As Mandela suggests, through Italian language, we can deepen our connection to all things Italian. And as we all know, Italy has so much to offer. Its art, culture, music, food and architecture are justly famous throughout the world and have given much pride to those of Italian heritage. The importance of Italian as a language not just of art, food …

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