Executive Development Institute

The Executive Development Institute (EDI) is the only Pacific Northwest non-profit organization that focuses on leadership training for multiethnic professionals.

EDI’s culturally-tailored leadership programs position Asian and Hispanic professionals to advance in leadership positions. Visionary trainers, coaches and mentors share insights drawn from extensive leadership experience. Companies recognize that cultural competence, particularly targeting lucrative markets, is a critical management skill. Companies are integrating ethno-cultural diversity into their marketing, sales and customer service as they compete in a global arena. Top companies seek multicultural, multilingual world-class leaders who are attuned to international markets and the shifting U.S. demographic landscape. EDI’s programs reinforce the value of multicultural insights and global perspectives in participants.