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Tania DeSa

CEO of Desa Global Leadership Inc., Diversity & Inclusion Expert

Tania DeSa

CEO of Desa Global Leadership Inc., Diversity & Inclusion Expert

Biography

Tania DeSa

Tania DeSa is CEO of Desa Global Leadership Inc – an international leadership training firm whose mission is to inspire professionals to find voice and visibility in corporate boardrooms so they feel more fired up and get promoted at work.

As a leadership trainer, Tania draws from intercultural experiences of traveling to over 80 countries and living, studying and working in Australia, Japan, Hungary, Spain, China, and Switzerland. She is a professionally trained coach. Tania holds an International MBA from ESADE Business School in Spain and Peking University in China.

Tania has thrived in corporate sales and marketing management roles within the healthcare industry in such companies as Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Ecolab, Johnson & Johnson and has led strategic discussions at the World Health Organization in Switzerland. She also leads an Employee Resource Group Leadership Council whereby Fortune 500 companies engage in quarterly diversity roundtables as part of her BOD role with non-profit North American Association of Asian Professionals (NAAAP Toronto).

Here are 3 highlights from Tania’s past year:

  1. Being named one of Top 100 Diversity Executives in 2017 by Diversity MBA
  2. Sharing the speaking roster with Bill Clinton at a leadership conference in Las Vegas
  3. Exploring hundreds of ancient temples via hot air balloon & motorbike in Myanmar (Burma)

Keynote Topic:

The Unwritten Rules of the Corporate Jungle Gym

Description:
Tania will demystify the unwritten rules of the workplace, showing how diversity is the key to getting ahead and offering practical advice on how you can take action. Make the link between who you are and why it matters at work, so that you can optimize your talents and confidently articulate your career path to senior stakeholders. You will be inspired to leverage your talents, own your awesomeness and build social capital to take your career to the next level.

 

Mentors are Overrated: How to Ignite Sponsors Who will Lift You to New Levels

Description:
Why do mentorship relationships fizzle out and die? How do you have career conversations that lead to action? Maybe, we’ve been doing it wrong.
In this interactive session, you will discover the different types of champions and leverage sponsors in order to get to the next level of leadership. Discover how to make the link between who you are and why it matters at work, so that you can optimize your talents and confidently articulate your career path to senior stakeholders. Explore tactics to successfully seek out and sustain sponsorship relationships with industry experts, C-suite and cross functional leaders. Walk away with a new sense of clarity, confidence and excitement to take action, for the sake of your career.

 

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Testimonials

She punched my heart. Her courageousness and energy is truly an inspiration.