Amplifying Equity-focused Leadership


About Face provides research-based information & experience-backed tools for you to succeed in diverse educational and global industries.

Coaching, mentoring, professional development services tailored to individual needs.

Behind About Face

Dr. Ann Marie Luce
Leader, Coach, and Educator

Over 29 years of education in American, Canadian, and international institutions of learning.

Choose your own adventure



Find your passion and interests and see where they lead you.


Knowledge Seeker

Discover resources, information, and connections about cultures that impact your daily interactions.



Identify your strengths and uncover your blind spots on the road to cultural intelligence.



Map a plan towards your goal of becoming a more culturally intelligent leader.

CQ Dimensions

CQ Drive

The motivation to adapt in a cross-cultural setting.

CQ Knowledge

Knowledge about cultures and the impact on daily interactions.

CQ Strategy

The ability to observe, analyze, and apply the right strategy to a specific situation.

CQ Action

Ability to behave in a culturally appropriate manner.

A3: It is important to frame questions as questions of curiosity as opposed to judgement and that is challenging. Individuals may be offended and feel that the work they have done is not valued or respected. #WarmDemanders

A2: I came from an opposite decisions for 6 months unless they are emergencies. Build relationships, observe and monitor culture then proceed. It seems dangerous to do otherwise for fear of alienating others. #WarmDemanders

A1: As a newbie at my job I think it is important to reserve judgement and ask questions. Ts and Ls have been through a lot and it is important to ask questions to uncover decision making rationale and not make assumptions. #WarmDemanders

Ann Marie Luce from Buffalo, NY Like @flyingmonkey13 I would say shoes as evidenced by the boxes I just packed #WarmDemanders

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