Dr. Seren Dalkiran is a futurist, an award-winning expert in Millennial leadership and the future workforce 4.0, and is the founder of the Millennial Leadership Lab (MLL), which is a data driven knowledge platform, which supports corporates, multinationals and organizations to understand, engage, and thrive with their Millennial workforce in the age of digitalisation.
Seren works at the nexus of science and society and builds bridges between theory and practice. Seren pioneered her cutting-edge Ph.D. research on Millennial leadership in 117 countries at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Utrecht University and Varna University of Management with the support of the eminent Professor emeritus Geert Hofstede. She has initiated a wide range of projects, organizations and networks in intergenerational cooperation, lifelong learning and leadership and talent development exploring new paradigms responsive to tackle pressing global challenges. In the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, Seren is driven to understand and facilitate the conducive learning conditions for the next generation of leaders, professionals, decision-makers, impact agents and radical innovators in both educational and the workplace contexts in corporations and organisations.
Seren is also the co-founder of the Synergized Earth Network (SEN), which is a global value-driven network uniting leaders across generations to tackle the most pressing challenges of our time on a social, economic and ecological level. As a constant bridge-builder across generations, disciplines and sectors, she connects her diverse roles as a (social) scientist, educator, value-based entrepreneur, consultant, coach, public speaker, documentary-maker and writer.
In her dedication to making a difference in both Dutch society as well as the global community at large, she has won numerous (inter)national awards for academic excellence, leadership development and societal engagement. Seren is passionate to keep joining forces with emerging and existing (seasoned) leaders and impact agents across generations to build together towards a more just, sustainable and thriving world.