Leveraging our Differences to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Soumaya Khalifa

Episode 177

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Jeff Bond

As the CEO of Chat With Leaders Media and Executive Partner of People First Elevation Team, Jeff leads media strategies for global clients, enhancing content marketing, companywide meeting experiences, conferences, and cross-cultural training. With over 20 years of experience in media, technology, and marketing, Jeff founded Chat With Leaders Media in 2021 to elevate purpose-driven businesses in the marketplace. His core values are Partnership, Inclusion, and Empowerment. Jeff also co-hosts "The People Experience Pulse," a podcast that explores leadership strategies in People, Employee, and Human Experience (PX/EX/HX). Off the clock, he is a devoted husband, father of three, and active citizen in Atlanta, GA.

Have you ever struggled to communicate with someone from a different cultural background in the workplace? Do you want to learn how to build a more inclusive and diverse team?

On today’s episode, host Jeff Bond sits down with Soumaya Khalifa, founder of Khalifa Consulting, which provides cross-cultural training and education to businesses and individuals. In addition to her consulting work, Soumaya is the founder and executive director of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta (ISB), one of the most distinguished community-building organizations in the area.Today’s discussion centers around the challenges of navigating cultural differences in the workplace, and how to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in a globalized world.

Tune in to hear Soumaya Khalifa share her insights and experiences on how to bridge cultural gaps and create a more harmonious work environment. From her years of consulting experience, Soumaya offers practical advice for leaders who want to develop cultural competence and foster a culture of respect and inclusivity.

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