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Our Partners


We collaborate with some of the best experts in the fields of organizational culture, leadership development and women empowerment to ensure that you get cutting edge and highly-tailored solutions for your organization's strategic needs.

Bob Waisfisz

Expert in Organizational Culture and Cross-Cultural Management


Bob is an economist and the founder and managing partner of the Hofstede Centre in the Netherlands. The Centre certifies trainers, management consultants and change agents on tools that measure actual and desired organizational cultures and help address these strategic gaps.


He's the Founder and Research Director of Itim International, an organization that helps its clients to work successfully across different national cultures.


His methodology relies heavily on the renowned research of Dr. Geert Hofstede and Dr. Michael Minkov on the subject of organizational and national cultures.


Bob’s extensive work travel has taken him to more than 90 countries.  

Paula Davis-Laack

JD, MAAP, Stress & Resilience Expert

United States

Paula is a former practicing lawyer, an internationally-published writer, speaker, media contributor, and a stress and resilience expert who has taught burnout prevention and resilience workshops for thousands of professionals around the world.

Paula left her law practice after 7 years and earned a master’s degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. As part of her post-graduate training, Paula was selected to be on the University of Pennsylvania faculty teaching and training resilience skills to soldiers for the Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program. The Penn team trained resilience skills to more than 25,000 soldiers.


Her articles on stress, burnout prevention, resilience, and thriving at work are prominently featured on her blogs in The Huffington PostForbesFast Company and Psychology Today.  Her latest e-book is titled, Addicted to Busy: Your Blueprint for Burnout Prevention.

She is the Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, a training and consulting firm devoted to helping companies and busy professionals build their resilience to stress


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Nadja Muller-den Blijker

Career Coach and Organizational Consultant


Nadja is a professional career coach, certified with The Coaches Training Institute (CTI).  


She is founder of Bell Noma, a coaching practice for professional women. Her methodology helps women accelerate their career through confidence building and finding inner peace. 


Before finding her life purpose in coaching, Nadja worked for 15 years in the Oil & Energy industry on all 7 continents across different technical and business roles. 


She received her Master of Science degree in Applied Geosciences and speaks English, German and Dutch.


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Giuseppe Conti

Creator of Master Negotiators


Giuseppe is a recognized expert in the field of Negotiation and, since 2006, a regular lecturer at top-ranked European Business Schools, including ESADE, HEC Executive Geneva, HEC Paris, IMD, INSEAD, Oxford, RSM, and SDA Bocconi.


Managers from over 90 different countries have attended his highly interactive and pragmatic workshops.


He is a seasoned negotiator combining academic content with a rich practitioner experience from his senior leadership roles within blue chip multinationals (Procter & Gamble, Novartis, Merck).


He has written several articles on the topic of Women & Negotiation, also for the Financial Times.


Giuseppe teaches in English, French and Italian.

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Andre Luiz Dematto
André Luiz Dametto

Executive and Career Coach and Business Consultant


André is an experienced career and executive coach having coached, mentored and consulted over 20 thousand hours with individuals and organizations such as Ambev, Bunge, BNDES, Halliburton, Luta pela Paz, Oi, Petrobras, Vale, Saint Gobain, Shell, Souza Cruz and Rio and São Paulo state governments. 

André is a lecturer at the Polytechnic school at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro where he teaches MBA courses in Strategic People's Management, Project Management and Organizational Behavior. 


André holds Masters and Bachelor's degrees in Industrial Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. 

He is certified by the Human Change Management Body of Knowledge, HUCMI and by the Integrated Coaching Institute.

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Innovator in Online Engagement and Training Enterprise Solutions

San Francisco

Rallyware is an innovative San-Francisco software company. Their unique cloud platform enables fast and easy creation of training and engagement programs for large organizations. 


The majority of Rallyware's end users are women. This is why Rallyware's expertise is making the programs exciting for them.As a result, Rallyware's customers see double-digit increase in productivity, retention, and happiness of their employees.


Rallyware's approach achieves superior results by transforming business priorities into systems of communities, actions, and rewards that motivate female end users to learn new skills and build connections with other colleagues. 


Rallyware’s customers span across different industries such as technology, consumer products, direct selling, non-profit and media.  


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Andre Luiz Dematto
Ellevate Network

Media Partner

New York

Ellevate is a global professional women's network dedicated to the economic engagement of women worldwide. The most expansive and diverse network of its kind, our community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate professional women from various industries and walks of life with one common belief: that investing in themselves and in other women is good business.


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