Gloria Mayen Umukoro is a Lecturer at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. She holds a Masters in African Literature and a Ph.D. in Francophone Culture and Civilization. She is a member of the Nigerian French Teacher’s Association of Nigeria (UFTAN), a member of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities Scholars Association of Nigerian Universities (FAHSANU). She speaks English, French and Efik. Her current area of research is on popular culture and reduction of child streetism and Bilingualism in tourism development.