There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.
We are a passionate team of individuals dedicated to turning leadership effectiveness into a strategic competitive advantage in today’s complex world.
The diverse backgrounds and talents of our founding partners and the cross-industry experience of our Advisory Council make LMI an ideal partner for purpose-driven organizations. To deliver the best possible value and experience for our clients, we also draw on a roster of experienced practitioners and collaborators.
Drawing on 15 years of experience with the United Nations, government and civil society organizations, Vina works with leaders and organizations to develop change leadership capabilities for systemic and societal transformation. She partners with leaders and their teams to optimize their performance and live more purposeful, impactful and fulfilled lives.
Having lived and worked in several different countries, Vina brings a multidisciplinary and multicultural perspective to her work. She loves working through complex challenges and sensitive personal and organizational transitions and change. She has extensive international experience working from war zones to board rooms with people from all over the world.
Vina holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University and has been trained as a co-active coach at the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI), in systems coaching at the Centre for Right Relations (CRR) and is certified in the Leadership Circle Profile, Cultural Survey and Leadership System as well as Systemic Team Coaching with Dr. Peter Hawkins.
Vina’s diverse, multidisciplinary and multicultural background make her uniquely positioned to understanding global trends, managing competing perspectives and tackling complex and sensitive personal and organizational challenges.
She speaks English, Russian, Farsi and Mandarin Chinese. She is a student of neuroscience and behavioral psychology, a certified yoga instructor and a committed practitioner of mindfulness meditation. Born in the Soviet Union and raised in Afghanistan, Vina now lives in Toronto and loves to travel extensively for work and pleasure.