Intercultural
Excellence
«On closer investigation,
soft factors turn out to be very hard.»
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Background

Christa Uehlinger, PhD

  • Intercultural Practitioner Certificate ICI
  • President SIETAR Switzerland
  • Certified IDI administrator (Intercultural Development Inventory)
  • Certified Cultural Detective facilitator
  • Author

With a PhD in law from the University of Zurich, long-standing international business experience, studies in intercultural communication in the US and courses in the Psychology of Communication and Psychosynthesis, Dr. Christa Uehlinger is an experienced intercultural professional. After her studies, she worked over 10 years internationally in global operating companies as a manager and as a consultant.

Dr. Christa Uehlinger is an independent intercultural advisor running her own company christa uehlinger linking people® and working with leading companies from different industries as well as municipal employees, nurses, teachers and multicultural teams. Additionally, she is a lecturer in intercultural management.

Her curiosity to discover other cultures and people led her professionally and privately to Europe, Canada, the US, Australia and Asia where she has lived, worked and travelled. Her work consists of several published articles on intercultural communication; moreover, she regularly holds speeches and lectures on this topic. She is the author of Miteinander verschieden sein, interkulturelle Kompetenz als Schlüssel zur global vernetzten Welt (Versus Verlag, Zurich/Switzerland) and co-author of the game «Crazy Business Stories Intercultural».

She speaks German, English and French.