ABOUT MARIA MORUKIAN

For more than 18 years, Maria has devoted herself to consulting, training and coaching leaders and organizations to facilitate culture change, with a specialization in diversity, equity, inclusion, intercultural competence, and innovation.

Maria’s passion lies in building bridges across identity differences, facilitating dialogue and coaching individuals to reflect on their individual cultural lenses that impact their beliefs and behaviors. She is sought after for her ability to connect on an individual level, as well as guide systemic change initiatives with measurable results.

Maria has partnered with a broad range of clients, including American University, the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, National Institutes of Health, PBS Distribution, U.S. Department of State, and the World Bank. She has worked with leaders around the world, including Colombia, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Thailand, and Tunisia.

Maria formerly served as Director for the Leadership and Management Practice at Management Concepts, as a faculty member for the Federal Executive Institute, as a Leadership Development Specialist for the U.S. Department of State, and as the Executive Director for the National MultiCultural Institute. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at American University’s School of International Service, teaching graduate-level courses on intercultural communication, training design, and global teams.

Maria is a recognized public speaker and author. She has spoken at TEDx, the Forum on Workplace Inclusion, and the Association for Talent Development. She has been published in Forbes and Ellevate,and is author of the forthcoming book Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Trainers: Fostering DEI in the Workplace (ATD Press, 2022).

Maria is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She earned a dual Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Organizational Studies and Spanish, and a Master’s degree from American University in International Communication. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and is the proud mama of two incredible daughters.

If you are interested in interviewing Maria or having her speak at your upcoming event, Click here.

ABOUT MARIA MORUKIAN

For more than 18 years, Maria has devoted herself to consulting, training and coaching leaders and organizations to facilitate culture change, with a specialization in diversity, equity, inclusion, intercultural competence, and innovation.

Maria’s passion lies in building bridges across identity differences, facilitating dialogue and coaching individuals to reflect on their individual cultural lenses that impact their beliefs and behaviors. She is sought after for her ability to connect on an individual level, as well as guide systemic change initiatives with measurable results.

Maria has partnered with a broad range of clients, including American University, the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, National Institutes of Health, PBS Distribution, U.S. Department of State, and the World Bank. She has worked with leaders around the world, including Colombia, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Thailand, and Tunisia.

Maria formerly served as Director for the Leadership and Management Practice at Management Concepts, as a faculty member for the Federal Executive Institute, as a Leadership Development Specialist for the U.S. Department of State, and as the Executive Director for the National MultiCultural Institute. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at American University’s School of International Service, teaching graduate-level courses on intercultural communication, training design, and global teams.

Maria is a recognized public speaker and author. She has spoken at TEDx, the Forum on Workplace Inclusion, and the Association for Talent Development. She has been published in Forbes and Ellevate,and is author of the forthcoming book Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Trainers: Fostering DEI in the Workplace (ATD Press, 2022).

Maria is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She earned a dual Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Organizational Studies and Spanish, and a Master’s degree from American University in International Communication. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and is the proud mama of two incredible daughters.

If you are interested in interviewing Maria or having her speak at your upcoming event, Click here.

UPCOMING BOOK BY MARIA!

Available for Pre-Order
Publishing January 2022