ConsultantCompany: Wong Leadership Consulting
Role: Session Presenter
2019 Conference Session:
Training Leaders for Cultural Responsiveness and Equity Accountability: A Road Map for Designing, Facilitating and Sustaining an Organizational Change Initiative
2021 Conference Session: Searching for the Balance in the Western Approach to Yoga: How Modern Yoga Needs to Progress Beyond Self-Indulgence to Spark Social Change (AW1-B)
Kristen Wong is a consultant with Wong Leadership Consulting, with focus on coaching leaders and raising the intercultural communication competency of leaders to perform optimally. Kristen is the author of “Global Coaching: HR’s Contribution to the Real World” (2018). She holds professional certifications from Yogafit, the American Council on Exercise, and the Society of Human Resource Management. She has been practicing yoga and teaching in the fitness industry for nearly 30 years.
Formerly with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Ore., she worked with leaders in the areas of employee/labor relations, organizational development and training. While with OHSU, Kristen co-designed and facilitated the Intercultural Communication for Leadership program, which was recognized by OHSU’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion for its contributions to the organization’s leadership competencies.