GSA Certified Graduate: Anna Lecat


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Speaker Contact Details

Full Name Anna Lecat
Chapter EO Paris
Email Address [email protected]
Phone Number 18189836700
Country of Origin Ukraine
Number of times onstage as a paid public speaker 6-10
Number of EO events spoken at 6-10

Signature Talk Overview

Category Business
Title Connective Cultures – master complexity, inspire unity, grow together
Description Think about the time you stopped talking to someone important to you because of the difference of opinions and beliefs. Or that time you were stereotyped, judged, othered because of your difference – cultural, political, moral.
In an era marked by increasing polarization, the question for CEOs and global entrepreneurs is: how can they not just navigate, but actually leverage these differences within their boardrooms, EO Chapters, and entire organizations?
Connective Cultures, an interactive keynote and workshop led by global entrepreneur Anna Lecat, provides a compelling response to this challenge. Rooted in Lecat’s vast experience leading multicultural teams, this program empowers leaders with tools to create connective cultures and harness the potential embedded in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
The essence of the program lies in recognizing every encounter with the “Other” as a golden opportunity for fostering connections, shared humanity, and turning conflicts into deeper understanding. Participants will learn to navigate the complexities of the modern socio-cultural landscape with enhanced communication skills, turning what was once a barrier into a bridge of collaboration and understanding. The result? Resilient organizations, fortified by diversity and powered by connective leadership.
Tags Global Leadership, Cross-Cultural Communication, Organizational Culture, Conflict Management, Emotional Intelligence, Team Building, Change Management, Communication Skills, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership, Effective Communication, Navigating Complexity, Fostering Creativity, Building Connective Cultures
Format  15-30 min talk (TED-type)
 1-hr keynote
 ½ day workshop
 1-day workshop
 2-day workshop
Rates (in US$, excluding travel) Domestic: $4500.00
International: $4500.00
Virtual: $2500.00
Regions where content is relevant and willing to travel  APAC
 North Asia
 South Asia
 US Central
 US East
 US West


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1. A holistic understanding of the Connective Cultures framework, empowering them to bridge divides in the face of societal polarization.
2. Enhanced communication skills, helping them connect and engage effectively with diverse stakeholders, fostering unity within their EO Chapter, board responsibilities, organizations, and personal lives.
3. Insightful strategies and practical tools to transform conflicts and differences into opportunities for growth, connection, and shared understanding.
4. The ability to apply learned skills in real-world scenarios, enabling participants to navigate complex socio-cultural landscapes with confidence and authenticity.


The workshop is highly interactive and engaging, incorporating a mix of short lectures, group discussions, personal reflections, case studies, and exercises.
The program’s core lies in the belief that every time we encounter someone seen as an “Other,” we have a golden opportunity to connect, find shared humanity, and transform conflicts into deeper understanding.
In this spirit, participants will be encouraged to share their experiences and insights, fostering a collective learning environment.