Tags archives: switzerland

INVINCIBLE COURAGE - VANESSA MÜNZHUBER

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DIVERSITY STORIES #7 I come from a multicultural background. My mother being Colombian and my father Swiss. The past 12 years I have worked and lived in Hong Kong, where I joined an international top tier American bank in 2006. I was one of the 1st non-Asians in private banking. I remember clearly adjusting to the mentality, culture and being very obse[...]

FLOW - YAMIN GU GRÖNINGER

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DIVERSITY STORIES #6 Eine Frau und eine (ursprüngliche) Chinesin zu sein schenkt mir viel Aufmerksamkeit in meinem Beruf – positiv und negativ, primär positiv. Ich berate C-Level-Kunden der Versicherungsbranche bei den strategischen Ausrichtungen und neuen Geschäftsmodellen, wobei ich oft die traditionelle Sichtweise der Kunden provozieren oder „challen[...]

METAMORPHOSIS - ANJU RUPAL

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DIVERSITY STORIES #5 I was born in London. Both my parents emigrated there from a region in northern India called Punjab, so I have Indian roots but a quintessentially British attitude. And later in life I added Switzerland to the mix, which has been my adopted home for 30 years. Life became extremely eclectic, because I moved from London to Appenzell i[...]

ABOUT RACISM

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You are either racist or anti-racist? There is a lot of talk about racism. And it's about time we educate ourselves about racism. I grew up in Zimbabwe, a place where racism is pronounced. I was taught from a young age to be confident and bold. I grew knowing I have to believe in myself, but I was never taught how to deal with racism. The truth is [...]