Asian Heritage Month

Our Mission

We work with organizations excited to celebrate Asian Heritage & AAPI Heritage Month and all that it stands for. We are committed to driving inclusion by partnering with teams, ERGs, associations and organizations to inspire, empower and activate all employees to stand up for inclusion and be intentional about the way they show up everyday. 


Our CEO, Tania, is constantly inspiring audiences around the globe, from speaking tours across India to team Keynotes, her high energy and interactive style makes her one of the most in-demand female speakers at conferences around the world. Tania, a featured TEDx Speaker, has shared the speaking roster with Maria Shriver, Jane Fonda and Ashley Judd, to name a few.

Celebrating Asian / AAPI Heritage Month:


Educate, explore and discuss the ways bias shows up in the workplace with the psychological safety and intention of changing the future in your company. Learn strategies and tactics to strengthen peer communities, activate allies and disrupt bias in real-time everyday work situations.

In this inspiring talk, we will acknowledge the role we all play, share stories, co-create solutions and commit to taking action in service of a more equal and inclusive environment.

The Power of

Owning your value

In this high energy talk, Tania will demystify the unwritten rules of the workplace, showing you how diversity is the key to getting ahead and offering you practical advice on how you can take action.

You will be inspired to leverage your talents, own your awesomeness and build social capital to take your career to the next level.

Tania DeSa

Tania DeSa is CEO and Founder of Desa Global Leadership. Having lived, studied and worked abroad everywhere from China to Switzerland, she appreciates cross cultural diversity and has a deep understanding of how to showcase who you are and why it matters in any environment.

Leveraging her MBA and corporate experience at organizations like the WHO, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, and working with Fortune 500 clients such as American Express, Intel, Samsung, Cigna, Bell and Facebook across 5 continents, Tania knows first hand the importance of owning your value, leveraging strong mentors and the power of bringing your whole self to work everyday.

How to save your life in 60 seconds summarizes our mission, training style and is guaranteed to inspire you into action.


Our workshops are interactive and actionable so that employees are equipped and inspired to take action immediately. We believe in systemizing soft skills so that employees have clarity on how to put these vital leadership skills into action and see results in their career; delivering the vital steps in shifting corporate culture and improving employee engagement. Our most in-demand workshops include:

Personal Branding: Own the Leader Within

Practical tips to showcase who you are and why it matters at work so that you can optimize your talents and confidently articulate your career path to senior stakeholders.

Leverage Sponsorship to Drive your Career

Empower professionals to create advocates and leverage sponsors to get to the next level of leadership. Gain clarity on benefits of a sponsorship relationship and how to sustain momentum over time.

Influencing with Ease and Impact

Learn stakeholder management and storytelling strategies in order to increase your influence and impact with colleagues and clients – in person and online.

Becoming an Everyday Ally & Inclusive Leader

Learn to define and understand the practical aspects of allyship in order to increase the sense of inclusion and belonging at work and in life. Walk away with actionable ways to demonstrate allyship in the workplace.