I'm most passionate about supporting professionals and international students/scholars who are in a career or intercultural transition to increase their self-awareness, identify their strengths, build on previous successes, set attainable goals — and then craft plans that remain flexible for the “twists and turns” that invariably come along the way!
Executive Coaching; Career Coaching; Intercultural Transition; Cultural Adaptation; Re-Entry and Repatriation; Accompanying Spouses; Intercultural Communication; Personal Branding; Career Development; Job Search Strategies; International Assignments; and International Education.
2015, Certified Licensee, Crossing Cultures with Competence (Levels 1 & 2), The Interchange Institute
2014, Certified Personal Branding Strategist, Social Branding Analyst, and 360 Reach Analyst, Reach Personal Branding
2013, Associate Certified Coach Credential (ACC), International Coach Federation
2012, Award of Achievement, Intercultural Communication, The University of British Columbia
In my work as an Executive Coach and Intercultural Transition Consultant, I draw from 15+ years of leadership experience in international and higher education administration, where I managed global MBA programs, graduate student services, cultural exchange programs, and intercultural residence life. Previous employers include CCI Greenheart; University of Washington’s Global Business Center; Monterey Institute of International Studies; International House at UC Berkeley; San Jose State University’s International House, and ELS International.
Graduate Certificate, Executive and Professional Coaching, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Dallas, Texas
Master of Arts, Intercultural Relations with specializations in International Education and International Student Advising, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan