She has been actively working in the cross-cultural field training and counseling global teams, international business managers and professionals with international exposure in several industries. During the last years, Shirley has been living and working overseas throughout Colombia, France, China, Brazil, Argentina and the United States, which allowed her to gain a deep understanding of these cultures. Shirley’s primary research interests have been the cultural differences among Latin American countries, the impact of language on culture, and intercultural communication in multicultural and virtual teams.
Work for CID:
Shirley Saenz translated KC3: Intercultural Competence, KC5: Intercultural Communication, KC10: Cross-Cultural Dialogue, and KC55: Stereotypes into Spanish. She has also reviewed translations into Spanish.