Having personally experienced the positive impact of diversity by living and working for 18+ years in China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States, Barbara regards diversity as a quintessential force capable of transforming one’s inner core.
In Barbara’s view, no one should be afraid of diversity. Barbara sees her openness to diversity and ability to inspire and empower as her top leadership coaching assets.
From her unique experience, Barbara had developed a passion for helping female executives maximize their leadership and become unstoppable powerhouses so they can break barriers & amplify their impact.
Former Visiting Professor at SFU, Beedie School of Business (Vancouver - Canada) where she taught Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the MBA program for 2+ years, Barbara is the founder of the Be to Lead Global Mastermind Program for women executives and entrepreneurs. Barbara is President of Intelligent Leadership Coaching International (ILCI) Italy and ILCI Board of Directors Member (USA).
Barbara holds a Ph.D. in Ontology (HK University), a Masters in Counseling CBT (Monash University - Australia), and a Post-graduate Certificate in HR Management & Organization (LUISS Business School - Italy).
Barbara is a I.L. certified Executive Coach and Master Trainer (JM Global LLC, USA); a Certified Master Practitioner in Neurolinguistics Programming (New York Center for NLP); Generative Coach (London NLP School); Brain Health Coach (certified with Dr. Daniel Amen, USA); Havening Techniques Practitioner (USA), and Success Mindset Coach (USA).
Speaker and Author, Barbara is currently writing her third book: "Be to Lead. The Elegance of Being Yourself.