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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Rita Wuebbeler

Rita	Wuebbeler

Rita Wuebbeler is president and founder of INTERGLOBE Cross-Cultural Business Services, Inc., an international training and consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Rita brings expertise as a project manager, executive coach, global business facilitator, leadership consultant and diversity and inclusion facilitator. She has facilitated diversity and inclusion workshops for US government agencies (CIA, NSA, FBI) and corporate clients (Boeing, PepsiCo) focusing on creating inclusive work environments, addressing unconscious bias and creating workplace equality for LGBTQ employees.

Since 1990, Rita has been consulting with individuals, groups and teams in multiple industry sectors: pharmaceuticals, technology, manufacturing, automotive, health care, government, banking and publishing. She has worked with client organizations such as BMW Group, Boeing, CIA, Commerzbank AG, DEKRA, Evonik, PepsiCo, Porsche Cars North America, Porsche Motorsport, Random House, Siemens, UCB, Vanderlande Industries and WEG Electric Corp.

Rita holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Mainz University, Germany. She is a Certified Integral Coach and holds a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation. She is a Senior Facilitator with Personal Leadership Seminars (, a Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), and a certified administrator of the Leadership Circle Profile, Leadership Culture Survey and DISC Profile. She is a co-author of Cultural Detective: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Culture, an online educational tool identifying and contrasting cultural core values based on critical incidents. She has also contributed to a number of collections of intercultural training activities and is a former Board Member of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training & Research US and the Georgia Chapter of the International Coaching Federation.

A native German with dual US-German citizenship, Rita spent the first two and a half decades of her life in Europe before moving to Atlanta, which she now calls home. She recently spent almost four years living and working in Canada, getting to know a new culture from scratch.  In addition to English and German, she is fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of French. Rita is an avid soccer fan and hobby cyclist participating in long-distance charity rides raising funds for AIDS vaccine research.