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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Lorelei Carabolante

Lorelei Carabolante


Lorelei Carobolante leads the G2nd Systems team of global HR, instructional design and technology professionals that helps organizations ameliorate workplace challenges encountered by non-native and native English speakers from different countries. An internationally published writer and speaker, Carobolante works in multiple sectors and industries, both profit and nonprofit. She is a Registered Expert to ISO TC/260 HR Management & ISO/TC 176 SC3/JWG20 & 21, SHRM lead subject matter expert (SME), ANSI/SHRM D&I Taskforce lead SME, workforce mobility/relocation SME, and workplace English proficiency TOEIC® testing and benchmarking & communication assessment SME. Carobolante developed an advocacy mentality at an early age, and has devoted her life to helping non-native English speakers address inequity due to cognitive English proficiency, perceptions associated with accents; and serving the needs of abused women. Carobolante is a member of the WBEC-West Board of Directors, WBENC Global Programs & Services Committee, and WBENC Leadership Forum.  As a 

recipient of the World CSR Day’s 2014 Global Women Leader Award (Mumbai, India), three Worldwide ERC Distinguished Service Awards, WBENC Business Enterprise Star, and many other awards, Carobolante is recognized as a thought leader and pioneer, with extensive understanding of applying metrics to improving workforce interaction while strengthening engagement and performance outcomes. Education: B.A. in management from St. Mary’s College, a diploma from UCLA, and a global MBA from St. Mary’s College (AACSB global accreditation). Professional certifications: GPHR (Global Professional in Human Resources); SCRP (Senior Certified Relocation Professional); SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional); and SGMS-T (Senior Global Mobility Specialist-Talent Mobility).  She created the GSL® English 6-Step Model™ and the Global Second Language® approach and is fluent in English and Italian.