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This award is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

CREA Global Award presented to

Adelina Stefan


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Caroline Winkvist



Daniel Ålund

Selection Committee

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Adelina Stefan

Adelina Stefan is a Professional Certified Coach designated by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Intercultural Trainer, Ignite Coach Training Facilitator, and Personal Agility Ambassador (PARA), with a deep expertise in International Human Resource Management (IHRM), and Expatriate & Career Transition Coaching.

Adelina is the Coaching Training Co-Facilitator of Ignite Global ’s Professional Coaching Mastery Certification (PCMC) as well as Program Director of Ignite Global Europe and the main facilitator of the PCMC training in Europe.

Greek-Romanian national, living in Switzerland, Adelina has worked for 12+ years across cultures. Her professional journey has enabled her to catalyze individuals’ potential, supporting expatriates integrate in a new cultural setting and creating alignment around what really matters.

Adelina specializes in working with senior-level executives dealing with challenging work environments that can affect both their performance and well-being. She supports organizations in building a corporate coaching culture by highlighting individuals’ maximum potential and engagement so that they become dedicated and highly successful employees.
She is also the author of two research books Global Strategies for Culturally Diverse Workforce: HR Agenda (2019) and Advancing Intercultural Perspectives through Corporate Training (2018).

Her practice includes Career, Life, Executive, and Personal Agility Coaching for individuals, as well as corporate training and executive coaching for improving intercultural relations.

Jennifer Flynn

President and Founder of The Balance Maven

leonardo dicaprio

Actor, environmentalist and philanthropist

Hanna Hermansson

Founder and CEO of Done for You Copywriting for Coaches

Richard Branson

Billionaire, entrepreneur, business magnate and founder of Virgin Group

Lotta Spjut

Entrepreneur / CEO / TEDx- & Global Speaker / Inspirational Trainer

Cindy Machles

CEO, Entrepreneur and Co-founder Of Glue Advertising

Sophia Amoruso

Founder of Girlboss Media. Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author

Bill Gates

Developer, investor, author, and philanthropist. Founder of Microsoft

Lily Zheng

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion speaker, strategist, and consultant

Ryan Holmes

Programmer, Entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Hootsuite

Taya Slobodjaniuk

Founder of Expat Psychologist

and Expat Expert

Thomas Helfrich

CEO & Founder of Podcast host of the "Ai Nerd"

Brené Brown

Research professor, lecturer, best-selling author, and podcast host

Marc Randolph

Tech entrepreneur, advisor, speaker and first CEO of Netflix

Bill Simmons

American sports analyst, podcaster and CEO of the website The Ringer

Agnes Chau

Transformational Life Coach and Private Consultant

Samaria Torres

CEO & Founder of The International Breakthrough Academy

Billy Carson

Entrepreneur, TV host, producer, and founder of 4biddenknowledge

Mila Kunis

Actress and fundraiser

Kiara Streater

President and CEO of Extraordinary Headhunters LLC

Victoria Rader

Bestselling Author, Podcast Host, Former Monk & Purpose Coach

Stephanie Shepherd

Environmental advocate, and Co-Founder of Future Earth

Max Moinian

Masters in Urban Planning and Co-Founder of Future Earth

david attenborough

Broadcaster, biologist, natural historian and author

Sallie Krawcheck

CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest

Highlights from the 2022 list

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