Susan Cooper, Lead Coach / Principal Consultant of Cross-Culture Communications, works with native and International Speakers of English from all language backgrounds and levels of English proficiency.
Her qualifications include being an educator, writer and editor; with extensive marketing and public relations experience. Susan (under the name Su Negrin) has been the author of three books on personal and spiritual development, as well as a talk-radio host and commentator. She established Cross-Culture Communications in San Francisco in 2000.
As an educator in her native city of New York, Susan co-founded a ‘natural learning’ pre-school and, a few years later, an alternative university providing a base for the diverse liberation movements reshaping public awareness at that time.
Also in New York, Susan co-founded the publishing company Times Change Press, and was host (undertaking training in broadcast media English) of the weekly talk-radio program Here Comes the Sun.
Moving across the country, Susan toured Northern California as a spoken-word performance artist. She then lived for three years in Mainland China, where (improving upon three prior years of Mandarin study) she provided communications and marketing services to Suzhou Industrial Park, Yunnan Airlines, and the Ford Foundation.
Susan’s advertising and marketing background also includes her work at The Art Board, a boutique Madison Avenue ad agency, and AnimaTek International, an award-winning US-based Russian-operated computer graphics/animation studio.
Susan Cooper has been an active professional in international communications for over 25 years. In her current capacity at Cross-Culture Communications, she works with companies, organizations and individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area, and worldwide by video-conferencing. These days, the life of a communications consultant is always intense.