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Aarti Ramaswami is Professor in the Department of Management at ESSEC Business School, and 
Director of the Global MBA Program in France and Singapore. Her work focuses on systems used to identify, select, and develop managerial and executive talent, with a particular interest in diversity/inclusion, expatriation, cross-cultural management, and career success strategies. Her research has appeared in top international peer-reviewed journals. She teaches various leadership and management topics to MBA, Executive Education, and Doctoral program participants. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington. Aarti has a highly international profile, having lived and worked in India, USA,   France, UAE, and now in Singapore.