Dr Zivit Inbar, CEO of Different Thinking shares her story about how adversity can be a catalyst for growth. Zivit tells us of how labels, Stealth Dyslexia, grief, and cultural and gender bias have all played a significant path in leading her to follow her passion.
Zivit’s story is about strength, resilience and how she believes that when life shakes you up it’s an opportunity for different thinking.
Dr Zivit Inbar is the founder and CEO of Different Thinking, a consulting practice that specialises in people, culture, leadership & performance strategies for growth with particular expertise in Technology companies, Start-ups, and Venture Capitals. Zivit has over 17 years of experience and expertise with building high-performance teams, driving high-level strategies and processes at the board and executive levels, spanning private and listed local and global organisations (China, APAC, Europe and the US).
Her Board portfolio includes roles as a Chairwoman, Non-Executive-Director, Company Secretary and Advisory Board Member. Zivit is also the facilitator of the CSIRO’s Women in Innovation book club, developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills in female Australian and she is the Co-Founder of Parliament 51 Australia, a global initiative that strives to narrow the leadership gender gap.
Zivit is an Adjunct Professor at Deakin University’s MBA program, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of
Company Directors and a Fellow member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. Her PhD is focused on Strategic Thinking and Strategy Implementation by Western companies operating in China and she is the author of “The Ethical Kaleidoscope: Values, Ethics, and Corporate Governance” (with Doug Long), 2017, Routledge Publishing, UK.