Betina Szkudlarek is an Associate Professor in Management at the University of Sydney Business School. Betina’s core research interests lie at the intersection of cross-cultural management, international HRM, and management of diversity. Her work has been published in top-tier international journals and featured in international media outlets. Betina has worked with numerous multinational corporations and not-for-profits on developing intercultural competence, fostering global leadership excellence, and promoting refugee workforce integration. Beyond her academic commitments, Betina holds the post of a Strategic Sustainability and Growth Consultant with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). She is a Co-editor of Advances in Global Leadership and the lead editor of The Sage Handbook of Contemporary Cross-Cultural Management (2020).