Farzana Nayani

Farzana Nayani joins me on the podcast to discuss the release of her book, Being All Of Me. We talk about the structure of the book, that being part storytelling, part instructional resource for parents and teachers to actively engage the thoughts and perspectives of children that view the world and themselves through multiple identities. The book is also wonderfully illustrated by Amanda V. Coronel, and was produced with the Multiracial Americans of Southern California

Farzana is a trusted diversity and inclusion professional. She develops programs to spearhead new, sustainable initiatives that engage the public. Farzana currently serves on the board of Sietar USA (Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research)

During the episode, we touch on the public response to this YouTube video, which shows a BBC interview with Professor Robert Kelly where he was interrupted by the appearance of his children. We would love to hear your thoughts below.

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012 – Amanda Workman the “Cultural Concierge”

by Brett Parry on January 7, 2016

Amanda Workman blogs as the Cultural Concierge, sharing her experiences in travel, her own cultural journey and building her business around her nomadic lifestyle. ce4348_9e180b8012d64d43b88f806059b3d024

Also of course, a New Year sees a new direction for the podcast. Cultural Mentor.tv expands the focus to creating personal and business success through cultural awareness and understanding. I would love to here your feedback in the comments below, and also invite you to sign up for our mailing list. Also join the Facebook Page, and follow us on Twitter

A very Happy New Year to you, and we wish you a bright and successful 2016.


011 – Sietar USA’s Mentoring Program Overview with Karen Haggerty Tremel and Kirsten Rosa

September 22, 2015

                I have shared with listeners before about how important I have found the connections you can make at Sietar USA can be for your learning and development. In this episode I chat with Karen Haggerty Tremel and Kirsten Rosa. Karen has been managing the mentoring program for […]

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010 – Tayo Rockson on Using Your Difference to Make a Difference

September 1, 2015

For this epsidoe we welcome Tayo Rockson He is the CEO and President of UYD Media, a media company that encourages people all over the world to use their difference to make a difference while celebrating diversity and educating others. He is an avid writer whose work can be seen on the Huffington Post, Among […]

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009 – Karen Jacobsen “The GPS Girl” Recalculating to find your purpose and direction when you find yourself off track

August 5, 2015

  I am joined for this episode by someone whose message has resonated with me, and I have a feeling will for you as well. For those of us that have had our own experience in crossing cultures, there are times when we might need to take stock and listen to our own inner GPS’s […]

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008 – Linda Vignac & Patricia Coleman – How our core values balance with our adopted ones when presiding in an organization as a bi-cultural leader

July 13, 2015

Bringing two wonderful leaders in the Sietar family together for a chat about their respective backgrounds and experiences in their roles within the organisation. Linda Vignac is President of Sietar France, and discusses her time living and working in France, including learning the language and protocols of her adopted country. Similarly, Patricia Coleman brings her perspective as […]

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007 – Christian Höferle “The Culture Guy”. Discovering personal development, building awareness for your business, viewing the Holocaust as a gift for German culture

July 9, 2015

This episode features an interview with Cross-Cultural Coach and Trainer Christian Höferle who shares his experience growing up in Germany, along with what brought him to the intercultural field. Christian is a an active user of social media and web content as a tool to bring awareness to his business and general outlook, along with recently […]

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006 – Reading Hong Kong Reading Ourselves – Discussion with Contributors Dr. Janel Curry, Dr. Hedley Freake and Cross Cultural Consultant Sue Shinomiya led by Naomi Ludeman Smith

May 14, 2015

This episode continues our celebrations of Sietar USA’s 15th anniversary by featuring insights into the many aspects of the intercultural field. Here we host a wonderful discussion on with contributors and commentators on the book, Reading Hong Kong, Reading Ourselves. Books about cities can open pathways to discover new places, but also rediscovering familiar places. Hong […]

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005 – Susan Salzbrenner shares the findings of the new Report on the Intercultural Profession

February 13, 2015

In this episode we welcome Susan Salzbrenner from Fit Across Cultures, who along with her collaborators Tanja Schulze and Anja Franz have just put the finishing touches on their Report on the Intercultural Profession. The report has just recently been published and contains some wonderful insights into the current state of play of the Intercultural […]

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004 – Overview of the Intercultural Communication Institute and the Winter and Summer Institutes

January 29, 2015

This episode features the return of Janet Bennett as a guest on the podcast, where she is joined by Tatyana Fertelmeyster to review the history of the Intercultural Communication Institute and it’s foundation in providing learning opportunities for Interculturalists. We also discuss the Winter and Summer Institutes and add details on why you should consider […]

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