Gugulethu Jemaine Nyathi

Gugulethu Jemaine Nyathi is one of 60 winners of the 2017 “Many Languages, One World” multilingual essay competition, sponsored by ELS Educational Services and the United Nations Academic Impact. She grew up in a multilingual home in Zimbabwe and is currently pursuing an engineering degree at Jiangsu University, China.

Finding ways to build bridges between our diverse cultures, transcend borders and connect nations and peoples, while showing respect and appreciation for their unique differences, may sound like a tall order that many believe has little chance for success.