Anneke Vanmarcke Forzani is the President and Founder of Language Lizard (www.languagelizard.com), which provides multicultural resources in over 50 languages to schools, libraries, and literacy organizations.
She has presented workshops about using multicultural resources in diverse classrooms at educational conferences. She also writes about multicultural issues online and manages the blog Supporting Multicultural Classrooms & Bilingual Families at blog.languagelizard.com. Anneke speaks Dutch, French, and Japanese. She is the author of the teacher's manual Building Bridges with Bilingual Books and Multicultural Resources and the children's books, Happy After All, With Flying Colors: Color Idioms, and Who Are We? All of those books are available in multiple bilingual editions.
She loves hiking, cycling, skiing, and spending quality time with her husband and four sons.