As a first-generation settler on Treaty 4 territory of mixed South-east Asian and European heritage, I acknowledge and respect the traditional lands of the nêhiyawak Cree, anihšināpēk Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.
I am an Intercultural Development Consultant and I founded Sights on Success Consulting in 2016. I design team and leadership development in intercultural competence to support effective DEI and Reconciliation plans and goals. My services include: professional intercultural assessment and debrief, workshops, and leadership coaching programs. You can contact me through my website at https://sightsonsuccessconsulting.com/contact/ to find out how intercultural development training can help your teams reach and match their DEI and Reconciliation aspirations and goals.
In 2017, I founded the Intercultural Sharing Circle, a pro bono community building endeavour that meets monthly, to support DEI and Reconciliation through leadership development in intercultural competence. You can register to attend the next session of the Intercultural Sharing Circle at https://sightsonsuccessconsulting.com/services/peer-mentoring-group/#register to gain insights into intercultural development training by Sights on Success Consulting.
I have also presented at conferences and webinars, and my articles have been published online. You can read one of my articles at https://charityvillage.com/intercultural-competence-and-the-idi-the-first-step-to-intercultural-empowerment-and-effective-equity-diversity-and-inclusion/ . My blog is also available at https://sightsonsuccessconsulting.com/blog/ .
I have international and domestic work and volunteer experience in public service, education, non-profit, immigration and settlement, board governance, and community development. My credentials include a Master of Education degree in Human Resources Development with courses in Leadership, Managing Diversity, and Program Design and Development, and certifications in intercultural competence assessment and leadership coaching. My most recent certificate is the 4 Seasons of Reconciliation Course offered by First Nations University of Canada.
Meka Okochi, Director, Organizational Strategy Execution, City of Saskatoon