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Seminar on Cross-Cultural Communication

On Tuesday, 21 June, cross-cultural communications expert Michael Gates gave a seminar to WiN IAEA members entitled ―Leading and Working Across Cultures – an Opportunity for Women.‖ Mr. Gates, the Group Managing Director for Richard Lewis Communications, incorporated personal experiences with research from the field to address some of the challenges facing communication between different cultures. Attendees were encouraged to actively participate and share their own experiences and ideas. In addition to addressing gen-eral challenges and strategies for cross-cultural communication, Mr. Gates emphasized how some of the communication styles which are generally categorized as "feminine" are useful in successful cross-cultural communication.