Vision: Leaders across industries harness the full talent of their workforce to build and sustain healthy, thriving communities.

Purpose: To facilitate strategic and human-centered change initiatives that value diversity and build healthy, thriving organizations and communities.

Philosophy: MSM Global embraces the notion that organizational success is determined by how well the leadership is committed to serving the people who are a part of the organization, not the other way around.  When people feel valued, respected, and empowered, they are more able and willing to tap into the breadth of their talents and skills, to give their energy and commitment to the organization’s success, and to perform above and beyond expectations. We believe in the power of storytelling, not only to build interpersonal understanding of identity, but also as a vehicle for leaders to compel others to embrace needed change.

Approach:  MSM Global brings a strategic approach to organizational culture change, using research from social psychology, anthropology, neuroscience, and organizational development and systems thinking. We come from a positive perspective, working with clients to identify and leverage their strengths to tackle complex problems. 

 MSM Global uses a customized, systemic approach to focus on the specific challenges each client faces. By first assessing the current landscape, then building a vision and expected outcomes, MSM Global develops solutions aimed at the “gap” between the current reality and the desired future.

Maria Morukian, President and Founder of MSM Global Consulting, has devoted the last fifteen years to working with organizations and individuals on organizational culture change and leadership development, specifically related to diversity, inclusion and intercultural competence. 
Maria has served in both internal and external consulting roles for organizations in the federal, nonprofit, and private sectors, focusing on holistic, integrated initiatives to equip leaders at all levels with the skills needed to effectively drive organizational performance. She served in leadership positions at Management Concepts, the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Service Institute, and the National MultiCultural Institute. Maria currently serves on the faculty of American University's School of International Service and the Office of Personnel Management's Federal Executive Institute. She has also served on the faculty of George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Maria is often sought after as a thought leader and expert in diversity, inclusion, gender bias in hiring, change leadership, innovation, and resilience. Maria has spoken at numerous conferences and public events. Maria has provided training, coaching, and consulting to clients across the globe, including Malaysia, Colombia, Mexico, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica, India, and Thailand. 
Maria is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation. She has a Master's Degree in International Communication from American University and Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Studies from the University of Michigan. 
MSM Global's Core Values


Emotional Ownership





MSM's core values embody the philosophy and approach we take to helping individuals and organizations achieve new heights of fulfillment and success.

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