Dr Ling Eleanor Zhang is Associate Professor in Management at ESCP Business School. Her expertise covers a wide range of topics in cross-cultural management, such as global mobility, multiculturalism, language in international business, and workplace diversity and inclusion. Ling’s research contributes to a deeper understanding of people management in organisations. Specifically, she researches migrants, business and governmental expatriates from a language, identiy, gender, and geopolitical lens. Ling has published her research widely in top academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business and Gender, Work & Organization. She also disseminates her research findings in both academic and commercial book format for more social impact. For example, she has recently edited an anthology entitled Spouses of the World: Bullet Dodging Behind Diplomatic Glamour, which explores the challenges and experiences that diplomatic spouses encounter on diplomatic assignments.