Tomorrow’s Leadership Skills for a Diverse Workforce: Are women uniquely qualified to be global leaders?
Claude Koehl, internationally acclaimed speaker, trainer, and consultant, explores the global learning landscape of the future and discusses how women may be uniquely positioned to be the successful leaders of tomorrow. Together, we will explore which leadership competencies are most needed in tomorrow’s workforce, and why these skills are successful for future leaders. Join us as we discuss:
- Why do we even need global skills?
- Culture and cross-cultural competencies
- Changing leadership profiles for tomorrow’s workforce
- What makes women uniquely qualified to lead a diverse workforce?
Claude Koehl-Gundlich, is an internationally acclaimed consultant, trainer and lecturer. Originally from North Africa, she is fluent in English, French, German, Italian, Swiss German, and currently learning Spanish.
Claude holds a Master in Social Psychology as well as degrees in Teaching, Health Promotion, Human Capital and Organizational Development. Throughout her career she has successfully developed numerous cross-cultural projects including an award-winning e-learning platform.
Here a short list of her career accomplishments:
- Head of Division for a National Child and Family Protection Agency
- Senior Manager Learning & Development for companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Dependency Switzerland, DBM
- Project Leader Switzerland for The European Network of Health Promoting Schools a project supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union (EU) in 33 countries
- Regional Researcher for the International Association for Evaluation of Educational Achievement
In 1994 Claude founded Intercultural Services to help organizations develop cross-cultural leadership and communication competencies for the successful onboarding, deployment, development, retention of an increasingly diverse workforce, and to grow business in unfamiliar markets. Her passion for languages and cross-cultural communication are at the heart of the success of Intercultural Services. To keep up to date on the latest research she enjoys lecturing at institutions like the Swiss Institute for Business Administration (Zurich, Switzerland) and the University of Applied Sciences (Zurich, Switzerland).
Intercultural Services helps:
- Explore unconscious bias and prevent cross-cultural (e.g. gender, race, age, ethnicity) conflicts
- Develop cross-cultural and global communication and leadership competencies
- Onboard and integrate diverse employees optimally
- Increase cooperation and innovation potential of diverse teams
- Understand a diverse clientele to grow in unfamiliar markets