Mr. Akash Patel is the Founder of Happy World Foundation Inc. (www.happyworldfoundation.us), an international nonprofit organization that promotes global citizenship education in schools and communities worldwide. He currently serves as ACTFL's President, being the first polygot immigant to be elected to the position. In 2020, Patel was elected to the National Council of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) to serve the 2020-2024 term. Patel is a recipient of several national and international honors for his work with anti-bias global education. He speaks six languages and has traveled to over 50 countries.
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