Raquel Ark (MA, CPC) is a podcast host, speaker, mentor, and trainer. She has over 25 years in multinational corporations and academia. She is the founder of listening ALCHEMY, a communication training and coaching organization including foundational evidence-based listening programs. Raquel has spoken on the TEDx stage, as well as at conventions, organizations, and schools both in person and remotely. Her clients include HelloFresh, hotjar, commerce tools, Codility, BASF, Fairtrade International, and more. She is the podcast host for, “listening SUPERPOWER podcast” which focused on listening in teams and organizations beyond what we typically consider. She is the Vice President of the International Listening Association and a university instructor at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. Raquel was born and raised in Puerto Rico and Ohio, USA, and is now living in Germany.