Language and the Power of Global Awareness

Being multilingual can make a world of difference at any age. From understanding games on the playground, to navigating a crowded airport and communicating in the global workforce.
Learning a foreign language has been linked to higher test scores, better executive functioning and overall advances in IQ. It’s a resume builder, but more importantly, a confidence booster.

Caryn Antonini ’s mission is to see that our future generations become multilingual and globally aware. Caryn began speaking foreign languages from a young age and has always been fascinated with language acquisition and other cultures and customs. Her passion led her to the Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics where she graduated with high honors. It was there  that she cultivated her understanding of how children learn languages and its connection to their cognitive development. When Caryn had her own child and wanted to teach him foreign languages at a young age, she found nothing on the market that put into practice what she had learned. That inspired Caryn to embark on developing a comprehensive program, the end result being the award-winning, innovative Early Lingo Learning System.

Caryn works with underprivileged schools in the United States, and In 2013 she partnered with a private trust to bring the Early Lingo English Language Learning Initiative to Fiji and is working with organizations in the South Pacific to bring the English language to school centers in the region. She has recently partnered with independent schools along the East Coast who use the Early
Lingo Language Learning Apps. Early Lingo also works with various foundations that serve to improve early childhood education for disadvantaged children. On a global scale, Caryn has created The Young Global Citizens Campaign, which educates children on how to become empathetic, responsible and productive members of society in our increasingly interconnected world. Caryn speaks 5 languages, is a member of the World Forum Foundation, sits on the Advisory Board of Global Chamber and is a Global Citizen Resource Group Chair at a CT independent school. She resides in the greater New York area with her family.








Maria Fuller

Founder | Thought Leader at Raising A Powerful Girl
Maria Fuller is the Founder and Thought Leader behind Raising a Powerful Girl an online education and community platform that connects professionals from all over the world to parents raising girls to educate and empower them on their parenting journey with the goal of fostering Independence, Leadership and Strong Personal Identity in Girls so they can change the world.

She Graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center witha BS in Health Science, minor in Emergency and Disaster Management and concentration in Women Studies. She holds a Certificate from MIT in Leadership in Times of Disruption and A Certificate in The Science of Parenting from UC SanDiego.She worked as a critical care paramedic for years until a permanent injury on the job caused her to change her life direction with work but not without first teaching her of the importance of Independence, Leadership and Personal Identity which are the foundations of her work.

She is a mom to two little girls and has spent nearly a decade working with women of all ages to help shed unhealthy beliefs and breakdown stereotypes surrounding pregnancy, motherhood, body image, self esteem, parenting, women in leadership and much more.

She Believes each of her daughters was sent to her to remind her of a piece of herselfshe haslost or not loved during her journey. She lives with her husband and girls on a little river in Southbury CT.She and her girls can be found listening and singingto “Fight Song” in the car on the way to school

She believes that the change we need to see in this world begins with Raising a Powerful Girl and her lifes work is to help you understand what this means and how you navigate this journey so that we can Raise a Generation of Strong, Independent Women Leaders with high personal integrity and morals that will push for the changes we so desperately need.