Full Name
Dr. Luiza Dreasher
Job Title
President and CEO
Company
Mastering Cultural Differences
Speaker Bio
Dr. Luiza Dreasher is the President and CEO of Mastering Cultural Differences, and she has over 20 years of experience in the areas of DEI+, and cultural competence development. Her expertise in global and domestic diversity has led to publications, international speaking invitations, and training opportunities to numerous audiences including the United States Department of Defense, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Schreiber Foods of Brazil, MN Department of Public Safety, and numerous institutions of higher education.

Dr. Dreasher has taught courses focusing on Social Justice, Cross-Cultural Race Relations, Intercultural Communication, and Diversity Management. While serving as an Assistant Dean at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, she developed and taught a course on Cultural Competence for the Legal Profession. She has also spoken nationwide on this topic.

As a speaker and trainer, her goal is to help organizations create a workplace culture where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported, regardless of their background or identity. As a contributing writer for the Inclusion Solution, her articles have reached an audience of more than 220 thousand individuals. She has written about strategies for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, the detrimental impact of microaggressions, achieving inclusive religious observance, age discrimination, how organizations can play a critical role in addressing racial inequities, and how biases and lack of cultural competence keep diversity out. The article she wrote after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis titled, How Many More Have to Die? What Each and Every One of Us Can Do, was among Inclusion Solution's top ten most-read blogs of 2020.

In her book, Mastering Cultural Differences: Strategies for Leading a Global Workforce, she provides incredible insight into cultural differences impacting today's diverse workplaces as well as best practices for increased performance in a global economy.

Dr. Dreasher's expertise has been showcased on prominent platforms such as ABC, NBC, Fox, iHeart Radio, Google Podcasts, and various other media forums.
Dr. Luiza Dreasher