Globally Conscious Business Communication: Techniques, Tips, and Experience from a 20 Year Adventure Across 4 Continents

  • 27 Aug 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Online

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Virtual Discussion

Globally Conscious Business Communication: Techniques, Tips, and Experience from a 20 Year Adventure Across 4 Continents


Jennifer Burge

WorldWise Consulting, LLC

Jennifer, a dual national of the US and Australia, repatriated to the United States in 2018. Her career in management consulting took her to Germany in 2001, The Netherlands in 2002, Singapore in 2007, and Australia in 2011. After seventeen years abroad, Jennifer returned to Phoenix to found her own consulting company, WorldWise Coaching LLC. Having lived on four continents, she has successfully executed projects in thirteen countries and traveled to over fifty. Jennifer uses her broad business experience and technology background to assist others to thrive in global business environments.

Her experience includes Fortune 100 companies, such as Honeywell and Fortune Global 500 companies—Accenture Consulting and EDS. She has also worked for smaller firms in The Netherlands and as an independent information technology consultant and trainer in Singapore.

In addition to her corporate career, Jennifer is a memoirist and travel writer. She began writing Asian destination pieces for Vietnam’s The Guide magazine in 2009. Her first nonfiction book about her professional life in Europe, The Devil Wears Clogs, was published in 2014. The second, Singapore Salvation, tells her Asian story and was published in 2015. She is currently at work on her Australian chapter.

In 2017, Jennifer lived in Madrid to complete her certification and training in teaching English as a Second Language with a specialization in Business English earned with distinction. Following that, she was a Fellow at the Institute for Intercultural Communication in Portland, Oregon in 2018 and in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2019. In August 2019, Jennifer was appointed to the Pacific Rim Advisory Council for the City of Phoenix by Mayor Kate Gallego. The Consular Corps of Arizona appointed Jennifer to its Board of Advisors in 2020 and she was also made of member of the US Global Leadership Coalition Advisory Committee for the state of Arizona. She currently splits her time between the US and Mexico.

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Schedule

Thursday, August 27, 2020

12:00 pm-1:15 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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Talking Points

  • Insight into Intercultural Communication Theory core concepts
  • The Number One US Americanism You Should Overcome Today
  • Top Five Tips for Doing Business Anywhere
  • The Key to Effective Communication Worldwide

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