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MBA in the USA® helps you build a network, find a job, and have fun in the USA.

About Grayson

Grayson Leverenz specializes in helping global professionals and students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. She began providing intercultural communication coaching as an MBA student at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2004. There she introduced the International student community to the nuances of US language and culture to help them excel in the job market and in the social scene. While she was a student, Grayson had the opportunity to study abroad in Germany and intern in Brazil. She served as an officer for the International Business Association and Chair of the International Programs Advisory Board. She was also a founding member of a Conversation Group designed to enhance the language skills of international classmates, and a founding member of a cultural cooking exchange.

After receiving her MBA in 2006, Grayson joined the marketing team of a Fortune 50 consumer packaged goods company where she worked in a global capacity on a France-based brand. She dedicated herself to intercultural training in 2008 through her company, MBA in the USA®. Grayson joined the RW3 CultureWizard team in 2009 where she works with global clients to deliver innovative online and instructor-led intercultural training solutions. Grayson’s areas of expertise include: US business culture, interviewing, networking, presenting, virtual teaming, small talk, and US popular culture.

Thousands of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Korea, the UK, the USA, and South Africa to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers. Grayson is the author of “99 Essential Buzzwords for International Students” and “How to Shine in Every MBA Interview: from admission to internship to full-time placement.”

Grayson is an active member of the Piedmont American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) and the Triangle Society for Human Resource Management (TSHRM). She lives with her husband, Brandon, in Durham, NC.

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