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.

Thank you to @NWEA for featuring my blog about culturally responsive leadership on Teach. Grow. Learn. The work is messy and requires vulnerability, trust and reflection. @ACSRochester we are committed to the journey.
#Diversity #equity #inclusion

A3: We have been doing a lot of work in the DEIJ space and this question has me reflecting on my privilege and power and how I can use that to be courageous and empowered to make changes. #warmdemanders

A2: It is hard to see the positives at times when you are faced with challenges and problems on a daily basis that you feel you do not have the resources to solve. You have to stop and reflect and be intentional about finding the blessings. #warmdemanders

A1: Looking for the gifts each day brings when working with children reminds me why we do what we do...children. Grounding myself and using it as a reminder with staff helps me navigate those challenges. #warmdemanders

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