Meet Intercultural Communication Expert, Marianna Pascal

Marianna Pascal

For over 20 years, Cana­dian for­mer actor, Mar­i­anna Pas­cal has been help­ing ensure smooth col­lab­o­ra­tion and clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion within Asian organ­i­sa­tions.  Her spe­cial­ity is over­com­ing the chal­lenges organ­i­sa­tions face when employ­ees and other stake­hold­ers come from diverse back­grounds and languages.

In addi­tion to train­ing employ­ees of MNCs through­out South-East Asia, Mar­i­anna is an award-winning speaker and was one of 14 final­ists in the 2019 World Cham­pi­onship of Pub­lic Speak­ing.

Marianna Pascal

One of the 100 most watched TEDx speak­ers in the world

She has deliv­ered sev­eral TEDx talks on com­mu­ni­ca­tion in a diverse work­place.  Her mantra, “Eng­lish is not an art to be mas­tered. It’s a tool to get results,” has made her TEDx one of the 100 most pop­u­lar in his­tory, with over 14 mil­lion views world­wide.

Her viral speech on Youtube titled “Local Eng­lish or Stan­dard Eng­lish” has been seen by over a mil­lion peo­ple worldwide.

Mar­i­anna is also Offi­cial Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Skills Trainer for Miss Malaysia World, and the author of the pop­u­lar book series, Eng­lish Fast & Easy, which #1 best­seller on Bor­ders Best­seller List for Non-fiction.

Marianna Pascal

“Local Eng­lish vs Stan­dard Eng­lish” seen by over 1 million

Mar­i­anna is widely known for her humourous, inter­ac­tive style. Mar­ried to a Chi­nese Malaysian for 15 years, with a Chinese-educated daugh­ter, Mar­i­anna is a true author­ity on what works when it comes to rais­ing the com­mu­ni­ca­tion stan­dards in the Asian workplace.


Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Skills Trainer


Award-Winning Speaker

As the win­ner of two Toast­mas­ter district-level pub­lic speak­ing cham­pi­onships, Mar­i­anna is a highly regarded speaker. Her humourous speech, “Local Eng­lish or Stan­dard Eng­lish” has been seen by over a mil­lion peo­ple worldwide.


Best-selling Author

Mar­i­anna is also the author of these five best-selling books. Her newest book is #2 on Bor­ders’ Best-Selling List for non-fiction.

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