How Embracing Your Cultural Identity Creates [Career] Opportunities
Have you overlooked aspects of your cultural identity or lived experience that could add value to the conversations and workplace around you?
Do you find yourself holding back or feeling uncomfortable sharing and connecting to your background because of negative or passive past experiences?
What are some reasons that people in your workplace might not speak up and share their lived experience?
What is the difference between presence and inclusion, when it comes to diversity in the workplace?
About today’s episode:
Today I chat with Valentina Lwin Bailey. Valentina is a workplace culture coach, experienced in organisational development, talent management and employee engagement for large and complex organisations. She was born in Myanmar (Burma), raised in Australia and is currently residing in Saudi Arabia.
I speak with Valentina about: How embracing your Cultural Identity Creates Career Opportunities.
Valentina talks about diversity in the workplace and how she attracted career opportunities by embracing her cultural identity.
Our conversation touches on:
About today’s guest: Valentina is a workplace culture coach, experienced in organisational development, talent management and employee engagement for large and complex organisations. She is a Senior Consultant with Great Place to Work ANZ & ASEAN. She was born in Myanmar, raised in Australia and is currently residing in Saudi Arabia. In her spare time, she mentors and coaches young professionals and women in the areas of HR, management and career planning.
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Learn more about your host Prina Shah and the Ways to Change the Workplace Movement!
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