Dr. Leilani Baumanis
Dr. Leilani Baumanis serves as the Program Coordinator and Professor of the International Business Program at Lynn University’s College of Business and Management in Boca Raton, Florida. She holds a Doctorate in International Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University and has over 25 years of teaching experience, emphasizing active learning, cultural intelligence, and study abroad opportunities.
Since 2013, Dr. Baumanis has played a vital role in X-Culture, an organization comprising more than 400 universities worldwide. X-Culture focuses on teaching university students to collaborate effectively through global virtual teams. In 2017, she joined the Executive Team and contributed to the development of the X-Culture Global Business Symposium. This week-long international conference brings together 200 of X-Culture’s finest students and faculty. Additionally, Dr. Baumanis leads the X-Culture Academy, a global virtual team program that concentrates on college-bound students aspiring to enhance their international business skills through collaboration with like-minded students from across the globe.
In recognition of her expertise, Dr. Baumanis was appointed the Academy of International Business, Southeast (AIB-SE) X-Culture liaison in 2022. In this role, she oversees X-Culture’s US-based Global Business Symposium, fostering connections and knowledge exchange among participants.