Intercultural Expert, Business Trainer, Integral Coach, Meditation Practitioner
“Where the comfort zone ends, the real learning begins” – this is the life sentence of Barbara.
Barbara holds a PhD in German Culture and Literature from the University of Wroclaw and an expert degree in Organizational and Managerial Communication of Central Connecticut State University New Britain, Connecticut and Center for Excellence Wroclaw University of Technology.
On regular basis Barbara is living and working in the Netherlands, in Germany and in Poland. She has over 10 years of experience in conducting intercultural trainings aimed at supporting managers from all over the world. She worked for corporations, NGOs, small enterprises, government agencies, and local authorities. In her role she supports managers and employees to improve their efficiency in international cooperation. Her training methods are combined in a way, which supports the balance of body, mind and spirit.
Barbara has provided intercultural and communication trainings in Poland, Germany, India, Thailand and Singapore. She has authored publications on intercultural communication and business, e. g. Direction Scandinavia. Economic activities in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway issued by Polish-Scandinavian Chamber of Commerce, and author of series of articles on cross-cultural differences.
Barbara is honorable member and a co-founder of the Polish branch of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research. Except for being passionate about international issues (political, social, and cultural as well), she is an active investigator of current development policies of the Global South as well as of the MEDA countries. Almost twenty months of the past three years she was living and developing Asia.
Barbara is interested in human psychology in zen philosophy and coaching. She is in the third year of the Therapist Training in the Humaniversity© in the Netherlands. She immediately turns the acquired skills into business modules.
ORGANISATIONS WORKED WITH
ArcelorMittal, Bosch, Capgemini, Ericpol, Genpact, Google, HP, IBM, Opel, Pfleiderer, Polpharma, Tieto, UBS, Volkswagen, VOLVO, WrOpenUp