'The value of contribution' Vietnam

Irene Ohler has interviewed more than 60 women leaders in Vietnam over the past 5 years and identified one important and shared value: the driving force to contribute to something bigger than themselves and to impact others’ lives for the better. Hear Irene in conversation with Paul Brown discussing this driving force.



Paul Brown

Professor of Organisational Neuroscience at MONARCH BUSINESS SCHOOL

Dr Paul Brown PhD is Professor of Organisational Neuroscience at Monarch Business School, Switzerland.

Monarch is a world leader in distance-learning Masters and Doctoral programs for those in the business community. Paul’s work focuses on supervising research in applied neuroscience, with a strong connection to executive coaching and brain and behaviour in organisations.

Paul is also the founder of his own international consultancy, grounded in his background in clinical and organisational psychology and executive coaching and supervision. He focuses on applied human energy in the pursuit of the strategic and operational goals of the organisation.

Irene Ohler

International executive coach and author

Irene Ohler is an international executive coach and author. 

She is the co-author of ‘Ba Trieu’s 21st Century Daughters’ on Vietnamese women leaders, the founding curator of the live event series, ‘The Women’s Storytelling Salon’, and a regular speaker on the topic of women leadership. She also introduced ‘Coming Into Your Own’, a leadership development programme for women, into Vietnam.
Irene is fascinated by the topic of leadership, and the positive impact good leadership can have. She works to support leaders and emerging leaders, more recently introducing leadership principles into schools in Vietnam.