Since 1969, Susan has led workshops in corporate, religious and non-profit settings. She is the author of seven books including Common Cross Cultural Mistakes and Diversity Is All Around Us In Our Schools – Isn’t It Time We Got It Right?
Sue is the creator of the diversity curriculum Kaleidoscope: Valuing Differences and Creating Inclusion plus recipient of national and international video honors for her training films.
For the past thirty years, Susan has led thousands of diversity and communication seminars in both Fortune 500 and global companies such as IBM, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and American Airlines and in the academic world such as Columbia, Wharton, Kellogg and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She has written training and marketing programs for such international clients as the New Zealand Marketing Board and the UN Peacekeeping Program.
In addition, Sue produces award-winning multicultural performances including White, Black and Brown: Tribes & Bridges at the Steppenwolf Theatre and More Alike Than Not: Stories of Three Americans – Christian, Jewish and Muslim.
O’Halloran has appeared on PBS and ABC Nightline and in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and the Chicago Tribune. About her own storytelling skills, The Chicago Reader’s Critic Choice said, “O’Halloran has mastered the Irish art of telling stories that are funny and heart-wrenching at the same time.”
One Fortune 100 company newsletter stated: “Sue’s presentation was a brilliant synthesis of information. She made us feel as though together we could do anything!” Sue has worked with the Kaleidoscope Group since its beginning in 1993.