On May 14th, a group of 13 professionals coming from different backgrounds representing more than 10 industries and 16 different cultural backgrounds joined us to explore the topic of Cultural agility with our guest facilitator and expert in the topic at EY Hasan Rafiq. In about 4 hours the group managed to create a safe and open environment where everyone felt encouraged to share personal experiences that showed how our assumptions and biases can limit our capacity to lead and perform as well as innovate, especially in this ever changing business world where multicultural business environments are becoming the norm. The facilitator ignited participants curiosity and intrigued them through some facts and studies that made us all question our own understanding of cultural agility and its importance for each individual leading in the 21st century.
We are looking forward to running the deep dive session and thank the participants for their generosity and openness that enriched the session and made it enjoyable and beneficial for all of us.
“I have attended a number of learning workshops recently and none have compared to the breadth and quality of the information provided in the recent Cultural Agility one. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so “accomplished” upon leaving an educational event before. I would recommend this effective workshop to anyone who would like to leverage their knowledge.”
Jameela Korek, Learning & Development Manager, Novartis Pharma Services AG,
“The content of the session was genuinely created and it felt like it was spontaneously coming out of the participants’ reflections. The group that attended was amazing too” Qabas Shaer, Entrepreneur
“This is a very unique experience for me, I have attended many cultural and diversity workshops, but this session was totally different, the engaging style of the facilitator and his passion about the topic were remarkable, the learnings were very applicable to real life, and personal stories shared among participants that were encouraged to do so by the dynamic created in the space, were very beneficial. Looking forward to the deep dive follow up session, and would recommend this workshop to any professional who is interested in exploring the topic of cultural agility”.
Ghaith Saleem Product Manager “Here” Technologies.