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Surabhi Lal is a facilitator, professor, consultant, and storyteller who creates spaces where people feel seen and builds workplace communities where people want to go to work. Over the course of her career, she has coached thousands of job seekers, entrepreneurs, and organizations to help them achieve meaningful success. Using empathy and strategy she guides leaders in creating work cultures built on inclusion, belonging, and learning. Her teaching is focused on management, leadership, and workplace effectiveness and she is currently pursuing her PhD in Leadership and Change where her research is focused on belonging and culture. Surabhi brings her commitment to a better future of work and stronger communities to her roles as an Adjunct Professor at NYU Wagner, founder of SL Collaborative Ventures LLC, the host of SIPS & Leadership, CliftonStrengths Coach, and as a board member at Manhattan Country School, Luminary, and Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work.