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About Marian Stetson-Rodriguez

Combining organization development, intercultural communication, linguistics, and statistical analysis for organizational surveys with 25 years experience working with high growth clients. Marian is the president and founder of Charis Intercultural Training Corp., leading a global staff of experienced trainers and consultants to bring clients to their highest potential. Marian's capability highlights include:

-Trained over 15,000 managers and employees in building collaboration, teamwork, communication across cultures in over 30 countries

-Managed US-EMEA-APAC intercultural training for over 900 relocations in multi-country semiconductor factory start-ups, in group and individual sessions.

-BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) expertise, with bilingual trainers in each country and U.S.

-Instructional design capability allows us to customize training, create case studies, design simulations and deliver interactive webinars for team summits, ongoing development, or special requests.

-20+ country network of experienced trainers, for virtual and onsite training.

Specialization: Building Trust for Higher Performing Teams - Engineering Trust Scale assessment, trust building at interpersonal, team or organizational level.
The International Profiler - certified, for executive coaching. 
Working with China, Russia, India, Germany, etc. global business and management training programs for 20+ countries.
Training and coaching for international relocation and assignments.
Managing a Culturally Diverse Staff or Customers


1999 - Present Adjunct Lecturer - Graduate Programs, Santa Clara University School of Engineering

Curriculum Vitae


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  • ENGR 2008 Co-op Education
  • ENGR 304 Building Global Teams
  • ENGR 302 Managing in the Multicultural Environment


1995 - 1997 MS OD, Pepperdine University ‐ Graziadio School of Business and Management