Tamara Thorpe is the CEO of Real Global, helping her clients discover how wonderful intercultural and multi-generational differences are and how they can use those differences to enrich their work and life.
She has more than twenty years experience in international education and training, and designs intercultural and leadership programs to help organizations better navigate the complexities of a global economy. She has delivered quality programs to both public and private agencies and organizations such as the US Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, BHP Billiton, Honeywell, University of New Mexico, George Washington University, the YWCA New Mexico, and the United Way of Central New Mexico.
Tamara is also a dynamic speaker in high demand who has delivered key notes at conferences across the globe. She is also a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) ©, an instrument that measures intercultural sensitivity.
Tamara has traveled to 25 countries, including extended stays in France, South Korea, Canada, and Ireland. She holds a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of California, San Diego. She has been a member of Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR USA) since 2006, and currently serves on the Board for both SIETAR Ireland and SIETAR Europa.