Emmanuel Dalavai

Emmanuel Dalavai
Global Program Manager, Training & Leadership Development. Aviall, A Boeing Company.

Passionate about cultural awareness and improving the multicultural literacy quotient of his clients, Emmanuel Dalavai teaches people from around the world to understand each other better. He has lived on three continents in places like Kansas City, Dallas, London, Paris, Geneva, Lyon, and has traveled extensively for work and pleasure. He is President of EVD Enterprises/Enterprises Without Borders, a consulting firm he started several years ago that helps global business leaders better understand the complex worlds in which they live.

Emmanuel’s corporate career began in technical sales with SBC Communications/AT&T. From that position he was

Emmanuel Dalavai

Dalavai successfully completed his dissertation proposal in May 2017.

promoted to risk analyst, business analyst and finally corporate trainer before leaving the company to devote himself to training and education in other fields. As a global business leader, he has worked in the telecom, healthcare and aviation/aerospace industries. He has helped leaders to promote the positive aspects of increased cultural awareness, to bridge the cultural divide among various people groups, and is delivering cross-cultural and global language solutions to companies worldwide.

Presently, Emmanuel is employed with Aviall, A Boeing Company, where he is the global leader of training and leadership development for all 42 of the firm’s locations. He also serves on the Organizational Change Management team to establish Boeing’s new Global Services business headquartered in Dallas, TX. In addition to these duties, he serves as a coach to some of Boeing’s high potential leaders at the Boeing Leadership Center in St. Louis. Emmanuel provides seminars on supply chain/global commerce, cross-cultural communication, emotional intelligence and servant leadership at various academic institutions and at leadership conferences. He possesses a passion for public speaking and training professionals to equip them with the tools necessary to become better agents of change in the marketplace.


University of Kansas, B.A. Chemistry, B.A. French

University of Dallas, Masters Telecommunications Management, MBA

Stanford University, Project Management

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2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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