International Expert in Cross-Cultural Communication
Founder of "Cross-Cultural Competence" Project
Author of educational programmes, lecturer, trainer, consultant and academic in the field of cross-cultural communication
Professor, author, lecturer, trainer, consultant and academic in cross-cultural communication with a demonstrated history of working in the field of international relations, global business, academic and professional education.
Lecturer at the leading Russian universities (MGIMO, RANEPA, ITMO and others). Founder of the international project "Cross-Cultural Competence". Cross-cultural advisor to Swiss Dragons Management SA (Geneva). Executive Director of the Russian-Egyptian Business Council at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
▪ PhD in Philosophy of Culture from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs PhD Thesis: "Sociocultural Aspects of Muslim-Christian Interaction (сase-study of Mass Communications and Education Systems in Russia and Egypt)"
▪ Specialist Degree of Germanic Philologist from The Moscow State University. Qualification: "Teacher of English Language and Western European Literature, Professional Translator" Diploma: "The Category of "Otherness" in Modern English Literature. The Case of Novels by Angela Carter"
⋱ Course "Islam Through Its Scriptures" from Harvard University ⋱ Course "Christianity Through Its Scriptures" from Harvard University ⋱ Course "Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures" from Harvard University
International Association for Cultural Studies International Association for CrossCultural Psychology SIETAR Europa Association for the Sociology of Religion Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs Russian Philosophical Society International Middle Eastern Studies Club
Elaboration of tailor-made programmes for specific countries upon request.
Consulting services in the field of cross-cultural interaction with partners from the Arab world, Russia and The West*:
Psychological evaluation and analysis of current working issues
Defining motivation of the partners
Cross-cultural expertise of conflicts, misunderstandings and disputes
Working out recommendations for the adequate and most efficient patterns of handling cooperation
* Consulting services require preliminary analysis of the cross-cultural situation under consideration
Thanks to Dr. Mona Khalil for opening our eyes on the existing sensitivity in managing cultural differences when establishing sustainable relations.
Head of "Culture Bridge Egypt" (Cairo)
I would like to express my deep gratitude for organizing the lecture. If I had a chance to receive this precious knowledge before the results of my efforts in developing business relations with Egyptian business partners would have been much more efficient.
Director of "USP" company (Tver)
Excellent experience! The course gave me practical tools for carrying out cross-cultural negotiations. It also gave me clarity and understanding why cross -cultural competence is so important in the modern business word. Highly recommended!
International life coach (Vienna)
ANO "Rosatom Corporate Academy" thanks in particular Ms. Mona Khalil for her professional approach and deep expertise in the field of cross-cultural communication.
Executive director of the "Rosatom Corporate Academy" (Moscow)
We consider the proposal to include the "Cross-Cultural Competence" course <...> into educational programmes of the Russian universities preparing specialists in international affairs as relevant and necessary.
Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
We receive feedback on the successful application of the acquired knowledge in practice, managers recommend the completed training to colleagues. Thank you for your professionalism and dedication to your work.
Head of personnel training and development at 'Sportmaster'