About us



Activating a world where all people can achieve to their full potential

At the Multicultural Leadership Institute, we enable individuals and organizations to better lead in a rapidly changing world.

We do this through our flagship Asian American Leadership Accelerator, and through keynotes and workshops by our CEO, Joy Chen. 

Our team includes a world-class group of learning designers and executive coaches.

The Institute is a WBENC- and NSMDC-certified minority- and woman-owned business.

Meet our CEO

Joy Chen 陈愉

Joy understands what our world needs in leaders, because for years, she did the choosing, as an executive search consultant to Fortune 500 companies.

Before that, she served as Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles.

Now, she's CEO of the Multicultural Leadership Institute.

For her global leadership in unleashing human potential, Joy's been featured across:

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How can we help?

Check out the Asian American Leadership Accelerator, or sample topics for events with Joy.

Asian American Leadership Accelerator

A 6-week online course on the unwritten rules of the game. Break through and build a life of greater opportunity, impact and wealth

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Engage Joy Chen to activate your people to take action and make impact.

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