Cultural EQ: A Superpower for Individuals and
Creating a culture of belonging unlocks true human potential. Inclusive cultures make people and thrive. Diverse and inclusive teams are more innovative and perform up to 30% better. Retention and engagement are higher when employees feel they belong. With inclusion, everybody wins.
Having lived in 9 countries across 4 continents and having led large multicultural teams in Asia-Pacific, Veronica blends her professional experience with her personal storytelling to inspire curiosity and compassion and help cross-cultural teams to work inclusively and grow from their differences. She breaks down the concept of cultural agility, illustrates it with eye-opening anecdotes, and provides a competencies-based toolkit to develop cultural intelligence and soft skills effectively.
Veronica is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant and advocate in Cultural Agility. She has 2 decades of professional experience, both in the corporate (Apple and Estée Lauder) and public sectors.
As the published author of 2 books on Amazon, 3 articles in The South China Morning Post, and over 400 articles on Medium.com, Veronica is an avid DEI advocate on social media and was nominated for the Diversity Lead of the Year Award 2023 by Women in IT Asia.
She speaks 6 languages and uses the language of inclusion to bridge cultures and help individuals and teams excel in diverse environments. As an amateur triathlete, Veronica transfers her energy from the field to the stage.
Veronica’s presentation to the EU Trade Counsellors on DEI was to the point and effective. Her interaction with the group was pleasant, and she adjusted easily to the diverse level of the audience. Colleagues left with a much better understanding of DEI.
Veronica is a motivator by nature. She is very approachable and has the ability to inspire her audience through meaningful storytelling.