Due to COVID-19, this luncheon has been canceled, but we hope to reschedule in the future. If you have already purchased a ticket, and have not received a refund, please contact our office via email: office@worldmichigan.org.

Kristin Sharp will be presenting virtually to our Council on Tuesday evening, April 14, as part of our larger "Future of Work" series. We encourage you to check these programs out. More information here.

Global Executive Briefing Luncheon

“Global Trends Shaping the Future of Work”

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Kristin Sharp of Entangled Solutions

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Luncheon & Presentation


University Club-Grand Rapids

111 Lyon Street Northwest

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Past Events


“Entangled Solutions is a Strategy and Innovation Consultancy for Education. We work across boundaries to harvest insights and unlock the potential of the people and organizations poised to accelerate innovation and foster equity in education. And we don’t split education into separate categories — we’re experts in how learners continuously weave life, work, and learning together.”

Prior to joining the company, Kristin co-founded the Shift Commission and launched the ShiftLabs and Work, Workers, and Technology projects at New America, examining the impact of automation and AI on the workforce. Earlier in her career, she had a long stint in technology, innovation, and national security policy in the US Senate, working in senior staff roles for senators and committees on both sides of the political aisle.  

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Past Programming

Leading with Cultural Intelligence:

Managing Effectively Across Cultures™

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch included toward the end of the program.

May stay for lunch or take it to-go!

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is proud to partner again with WOLVERINE World Wide and the Cultural Intelligence Center to bring you this exclusive international business leaders' workshop.  This highly interactive half-day leadership seminar is focused on how to improve CQ personally and in others. It’s built around the specific leadership challenges of the organization, and leaders leave with an action plan for how to lead with cultural intelligence.

Other companies the Cultural Intelligence Center has partnered with:

Starbucks, Mitsubishi Motors, IBM, Stanford University, Shell, McDonald’s, HEC Paris, Goldman Sachs, Google, Coca Cola, BMW, Roche, United Health Group, Walmart, Gordon Food Service, AT&T, Amway, Unilever

With gratitude to Wolverine Worldwide

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