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Academic, Entrepreneur, Consultant

  • Birthday: January 3
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Originally From: Jamaica
  • Currently in: France

Rhody-Ann THORPE is the Founder of Languesol International, Jamaica’s Premier Language Travel entity. Founded in 2016, Languesol International is steadfast in its aim to promote Jamaica as a language travel destination and to provide bridges for Jamaicans to practise their target language(s) in countries worldwide. Originally from Jamaica, Rhody-Ann is actively engaged in various institutions in France and overseas. She is a University Lecturer in France, the Northern France territorial representative for the NGO 100 000 Entrepreneurs and President of the French Non-profit Association Success. Rhody-Ann served as an elected Doctoral representative for the Higher Education English Studies Society -(Societé des Anglicistes de L’Enseignement Supérieur – SAES); Vice-President of the award- winning Association of Jamaican Nationals in France - JAMINFRANCE with special responsibility for Internal Affairs; and as the Vice Chairwoman of the Jamaica Diaspora Youth Leadership Taskforce. Thanks to her international achievements and countless other engagements on different levels, Rhody-Ann received the Prime Minister’s Youth National Youth Award for Excellence in Leadership in December 2020 and she is the 2021 recipient of ACP YPN Youth Day Award for Youth Empowerment.

Speaking Engagements

Students taught


Memorable moments

Research Interests

Higher Education Policy 100%
Post-Colonial Studies 100%
Caribbean and Irish Studies 100%
Diplomacy and ACP-EU Relations 100%
Educational Technologies 100%
Tourism and International Mobility 100%

Non Profit Engagements



Rhody-Ann Thorpe

Driven professional with strong leadership and business development skills and over 7 years of professional experience in Higher Education.


Doctor of Philosophy

in Progress

Université du Littoral et de la Côte d'Opale

Higher Education Policy

Master of Arts


Université du Littoral et de la Cote d'Opale

Language Teaching Management, Instructional Design and Technology

Master of Sciences


Institut d'Etudes Politiques [Sciences Po.] Bordeaux

Risk Management in Developing Countries [Dual Degree. Programme France-Caraïbe]



Graduate Courses Taught

Institut d'Etudes Politiques [Sciences Po], Lille

  • ESP European Public Policy
  • ESP Public Policy
  • ESP Risk Management

Université du Littoral et de la Côte d'Opale

  • British and Commonwealth Civilisation
  • Higher Education and Internationalisation

Under-Graduate Courses Taught

Institut d'Etudes Politiques [Sciences Po], Lille

  • ESP American Political Institutions and Culture

Université du Littoral et de la Côte d'Opale

  • Applied Foreign Languages [PLO/PLE]
  • Legal English
  • English for Sports Professionals
  • Business English


Contact Me

My P.O. Box

CSO 8606 6-10 South Camp Road, Kingston, Jamaica

My P.O. Box [France]

Coming soon

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