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Solonia Li-Zu Teodros

Cross-Cultural Communication Coach

Nationality: American-Taiwanese
Based in: Bangkok, Thailand

American-born-Taiwanese-Ethiopian, Solonia’s personal and professional journey has comprised of culturally-enriched life chapters in the US, Asia and Europe, a portfolio career in various professional roles and sectors, and a wealth of experience in helping people to discover their strengths, define their values, and transform this awareness into meaningful actions and choices.

In her current role as JUMP! Foundation’s Chief People Officer, she brings a unique approach to organisational design, culture building, change management, and people development — incorporating philosophies and practices that aim to foster growth mindsets, design thinking, scaled impact and values-driven leaders.

Solonia’s foundational education in International Relations and Business have shaped her body of work as a ‘changepreneur’, transformation strategist, thrive coach and storyteller. She has been recognised among Asia’s 50 Women Leaders for Leadership Excellence as a trainer, facilitator and community builder. She has been honoured to address inspired audiences on various speaking platforms including TEDxAuckland as an evangelist for Global Citizenship and change as a force for good.

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