The world is changing. Are you?
Auckland is the world’s largest Polynesian city. Pasifika is one of the top three fastest-growing ethnicities in New Zealand representing 15.5% of the Auckland population. It is estimated Pasifika individuals and businesses contribute $8 billion to New Zealand’s GDP.
And yet, most private and public sector organisations struggle to attract and retain Pasifika people. Hybridges is here to close that gap.
Hybridges is a cultural intelligence consultancy using practical and proven methods that weave Pacific cultures into the workplace. Hybridges empowers leaders to create a welcoming environment and experience for Pasifika talent – and others, too.
The world is changing. Hybridges asks organisations: are you changing with it?
What does the future look like?
Pasifika population of Auckland
Pasifika contribution to NZ GDP
of Aotearoa's population will be non-Pakeha in 2040
1 in 3
births in Auckland of Pasifika heritage
Lynette Reed is the founder of Hybridges, and currently heads up Diversity and Inclusion at Auckland Transport. Lynette pioneered Auckland Transport’s first Pasifika strategy, as well as overseeing the crucial Future of Work and Hybrid ways of working strategy.
A founding member, chair and host of the Viaduct Village, an informal and growing network of Pasifika corporate leaders based in Auckland’s viaduct basin.
Having completed her Master of Technological Futures degree at The Tech Future Lab, bringing Pasifika engagement models from the academic world into the workplace.
In addition to a stellar career in Recruitment and Organisational Development, Lynette also serves with her husband Richard as a pastor in Auckland, New Zealand, Previously pastoring in Australia and Samoa, yielding invaluable insights into people and culture in a very challenging context, crossing barriers of culture, ethnicity, generational, age and gender.