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5:Cultural Competency - Communicating WELL with Dr. Shauna Sobers‪!‬ The Equipped Educator

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In this episode, I'm so pleased to introduce my friend and colleague, Dr. Shauna Sobers. In this episode, Dr. Sobers dives into reserving judgment, assuming positive intent, and communicating well across cultural differences.I had the privilege of creating a course, Cultural Competency in the Classroom, with Shauna, that addresses so many of these difficult topics. You can find information on that here! Dr. Shauna T. Sobers is the CEO / Facilitator / Consultant for shaunatsobers, LLC, a company specializing in leadership education and consulting for supervisors, student organizations, individuals, and teams. She is passionate about helping people recognize their talents and express it in their own way. For over a decade, Dr. Sobers has been advising leaders of all levels as well as presenting and facilitating workshops on CliftonStrengths™ based leadership, employee engagement, women’s empowerment, and career advancement preparation. Dr. Sobers has a Doctorate of Education in Administration and Leadership from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California and certifications in Strengths Approaches to Higher Education Leadership and Student Success as well as Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI).Dr. Sobers is also an Assistant Director for Residence Life in the Department of Housing and Dining at the University of Texas at Austin with 14 years of experience working as a student affairs administrator for 6 colleges/universities. In 2016 Dr. Sobers started a blog entitled, “Leadership Lessons from Dance” which led to the TEDx Talk entitled, “The Dance of Leadership”. In 2018 Dr. Sobers did a SA Speaks Talk entitled, “Resilience Tree: Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership” about the model referenced in this chapter and which will be featured in an upcoming book! For more information about Dr. Sobers and her research, or to book a consultation or workshop, visit www.shaunatsobers.com, email drsobers@shaunatsobers.com, or follow @ShaunaTSobers on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

In this episode, I'm so pleased to introduce my friend and colleague, Dr. Shauna Sobers. In this episode, Dr. Sobers dives into reserving judgment, assuming positive intent, and communicating well across cultural differences.I had the privilege of creating a course, Cultural Competency in the Classroom, with Shauna, that addresses so many of these difficult topics. You can find information on that here! Dr. Shauna T. Sobers is the CEO / Facilitator / Consultant for shaunatsobers, LLC, a company specializing in leadership education and consulting for supervisors, student organizations, individuals, and teams. She is passionate about helping people recognize their talents and express it in their own way. For over a decade, Dr. Sobers has been advising leaders of all levels as well as presenting and facilitating workshops on CliftonStrengths™ based leadership, employee engagement, women’s empowerment, and career advancement preparation. Dr. Sobers has a Doctorate of Education in Administration and Leadership from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California and certifications in Strengths Approaches to Higher Education Leadership and Student Success as well as Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI).Dr. Sobers is also an Assistant Director for Residence Life in the Department of Housing and Dining at the University of Texas at Austin with 14 years of experience working as a student affairs administrator for 6 colleges/universities. In 2016 Dr. Sobers started a blog entitled, “Leadership Lessons from Dance” which led to the TEDx Talk entitled, “The Dance of Leadership”. In 2018 Dr. Sobers did a SA Speaks Talk entitled, “Resilience Tree: Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership” about the model referenced in this chapter and which will be featured in an upcoming book! For more information about Dr. Sobers and her research, or to book a consultation or workshop, visit www.shaunatsobers.com, email drsobers@shaunatsobers.com, or follow @ShaunaTSobers on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

31 min

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