AgileKC June - How to Foster Intercultural Competence Within Agile Teams

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Every 4th Thursday of the month

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Do you work in a culturally diverse team? Are you employed in an international company? Do you interact with global customers?
While recognizing the benefits of cross-cultural interaction, such as increased empathy, adaptability, and innovation (qualities that align with an Agile mindset), you may have struggled with some common challenges, including misunderstandings and clashing values.
In this interactive session, we’ll discuss the importance of intercultural sensitivity within Agile teams.
We’ll also identify concrete ways in which to promote and foster intercultural competence in the workplace.

Biography
Renee Anne Poulin comes to the tech sector following an 8+ year career in higher education where she has worn many hats as an instructor, instructional designer, and researcher specializing in foreign language, literature, and culture. A fluent speaker of English, French, Italian, and Spanish, having worked in the U.S. and abroad, Renee Anne coaches and leads cross-cultural teams, helping them optimize their talents and strengths by communicating and working together more efficiently.