Renee Bhatti-Klug (EdD) provides Cultural Intelligence (CI) training to ASU faculty and staff through strategic programming and departmental support. She teaches a methodological process for CI that she has developed and tested through her research with faculty at ASU.
She is an innovative educational leader and researcher committed to the topics of developing CI, building people-centered curricula, and fostering inclusive environments. She has been educating students and training leaders from over 100 nations for twenty years. As a leader, Renee seeks to model the values of curiosity, empathy, and compassion, all through action-oriented and data-driven decision making.
As Arizona State University's Director of Advocacy Initiatives through the International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC), Renee trains faculty, staff, and students on fostering culturally responsive environments through building CI. Through this role, she hosts The Global Advocacy Certificate Program, in which over 1,500 ASU faculty and staff members have become Global or Advanced Global Advocates by attending monthly workshops to cultivate equity for and inclusion of culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and communities. She has lived in England and France, backpacked Europe, kayaked in Fiji, and trained teachers in Madagascar.
GLOBAL ADVOCACY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (GACP and Advanced GACP)
ASU faculty and staff who wish to cultivate a globally-minded campus for international students and scholars can attend a series of workshops to broaden their awareness of cross-cultural topics and learn specific strategies for supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students in the classroom and workplace.
Learn more about becoming a Global Advocate and register here
ASU Canvas International Student Support Forum for Faculty and Staff: View international guides, read current articles, and view relevant videos on understanding and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students and colleagues: