Nazia Vasi is the founder of one of the first Mandarin-learning institutes in the city of Mumbai. In her career as first a learner and then a teacher of Mandarin, she has come to realize that the language may not be as distinct and insurmountable for you Indians as it may first seem. Join Nazia as she takes you through the history of India and China that shaped their languages then and language-learning today.
Nazia is an India China interpreter and entrepreneur. Nazia kung fu-ed her way through China, working, studying Mandarin and travelling across India's largest trading partner. As Founder and CEO, Inchin Closer, an India - China language and cultural consultancy, Nazia is passionate about enhancing people to people interactions.
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