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: I spend a lot of time prepping. I create categories of questions and then prepare points, examples and stories. I read, reread and add to prepare. I research the job, context etc to learn about them and tailor my answers. #WarmDemanders

A2b I also try and make the presentation flexible so that I can leave it open enough to change or adapt to participants needs. #WarmDemanders

A2: I try to limit my talk time and create engaging and interactive activities for participants. As they say the expert are in the room. I love visuals and often try and use photos that represent the ethos or meaning of points. #WarmDemanders

A1: Send out the agenda ahead with the topics you will be discussing. Create a doc or form prior to meeting for all staff to drop their thoughts in and during the meeting have staff use the feedback, add to it and challenge it in discussion. Share to room. #warmdemanders

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