Sumali Ray-Ross is an intercultural coach and consultant with over 25 years of experience. Please join us for a presentation where she will share successful strategies, borne from living and working experiences, for navigating transitions as a woman of color in 11 countries. Her most recent transition was repatriation during the global pandemic. She will offer strategies that she has utilized to overcome barriers and make a difference.
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Sumali Ray-Ross, MPH, MIA is an intercultural life, leadership and wellness coach, a diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) consultant, and a health advocate. She is the founder of Sumali Ray-Ross, LLC, a women-owned small business focusing on coaching, consulting, and advocacy in the areas of DEIA, health and social justice. For over 25 years, in India, the U.S. and 11 other countries, she has broken stereotypes in international global health and DEIA. Ms. Ray-Ross has also broken societal stereotypes as a spouse in a biracial marriage and parent to third-culture kids (TCKs). Through these transitions, she has strived to learn local languages and work on issues about which she is passionate, including gender equality, gender-based violence, anti-trafficking, quality and affordable health care, strategic partnerships and alliances, and empowering those who are vulnerable or marginalized. Ms. Ray-Ross works with a diverse range of stakeholders such as national governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, academia, the private sector, NGOs and civil society organizations in South and Southeast Asia and Africa. Building on her experience and, after repatriating back to the U.S., she decided to return to school to combine her personal and professional experiences and become a life, leadership and health and wellness coach. Ms. Ray-Ross received her coaching and wellness certifications during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. She looks forward to helping people move forward with their life and wellness goals as well as continuing consulting, training, and writing.