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Sui Lang L. Panoke is a visionary leader, social entrepreneur and international trainer with a passion for empowering today’s leaders to RETHINK. CREATE. and INNOVATE. She is the founder of Rethink International, a global social enterprise and international training organization designed to challenge people to rethink how and what they think. Rethink International is a world leader in the design and delivery of custom learning products with a purpose.

Rethink International is also the home of the Rethink Tank, a social think tank designed to challenge people to rethink how and what they think for the purpose of generating innovative policy solutions and building bridges across social, cultural and political differences.

Sui Lang has trained thousands of leaders around the world leading in politics, business, government, higher education, nonprofits, and the media. Her areas of expertise include global leadership, personal empowerment, communications, branding, public speaking, civil discourse, women, diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias.


Most recently, Sui Lang and her partners, Sara Jones, Shawn Newell and James Jackson, III launched the Inclusion Experience Project IXP, a series of unique and intentionally designed Inclusion Experiences aimed to elevate the consciousness of today’s leaders for the purpose of driving trust, stimulating growth and building a culture of inclusion in the workplace.


Sui Lang currently serves on the executive board of the Multicultural Media Correspondents Association, based in Washington, DC; advisory board of Real Women Run Utah, and is an Ambassador for the Utah Women & Leadership Project. She has also served as Chair of the Young Women Leaders Board (2009-14) overseeing the WeLEAD  program, a nonpartisan political leadership training program for young women sponsored by the Women & Politics Institute; Vice Chair of the National Governing Board of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (2011-14) advocating for the protection of human rights and the social and political advancement of API women and girls; and the Executive Board of Directors for the Patsy Mink Project (2010-12) garnering support for Asian Pacific American women running for Congress. She holds an MPA from American University with a Certificate in Women, Policy, and Political Leadership and a BS in Political Science from the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics after completing her first year of undergrad at Brigham Young University’s Hawaii campus.

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