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 27 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: My core values are trust & transparency. I try to lead with vulnerability and to model these values for others. It is always a risk to be honest and vulnerable but I have found that it allows me to build strong relationships and a positive culture. #WarmDemanders

Warm Demanders@WarmDemanders

#WarmDemanders are courageous.

Q3: What is a risk you have taken that benefited yourself and those you serve?

A1: Spend time, ask questions, listen to their stories. As a leader new to the job I try and give individuals as much facetime as possible. People before paperwork. I am also obsessed with The Art of Gathering Priya Parker’s Book that is an excellent resource. #WarmDemanders

Warm Demanders@WarmDemanders

#WarmDemanders are compassionate.

Q1: How do you get to know new colleagues and learn about their journey?

Need more details?

Contact me with questions, comments, or for consulting services.