Chit-Chat with DEI Expert and Advocate for Inclusive Workplaces: Kit Lim

Charu Mehrotra
2 min readApr 13, 2023


Get ready for an inspiring Womenlines Coffee Chat interview with Kit Lim, the Global Head of Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive workplaces at a renowned global maritime company. Don’t miss out on the chance to gain valuable insights and learn from Kit’s experiences about DEI for women. This empowering conversation will help you create a more inclusive workplace culture.

DEI & Advocate of Inclusive Workplaces- Kit Lim

Kit Lim is a highly experienced DEI expert with a strong background in commercial and people development. She firmly believes in the importance of employee experience in delivering a great client experience and is well-versed in diversity and inclusion, employee well-being, engagement and culture, and internal communications.

Kit is currently the global head of culture, diversity, equity and inclusion at a global maritime company. She is a strong believer of great EX (employee experience) leads to great CX (client experience) and that building a great place to work where employees thrive is key to unlocking human potential. She had previously spent more than 12 years in the legal industry focusing on international business development work and marketing communications. She also had prior stints in the IT, F&B and professional services sectors. She is recognized as a Thinkfluencer by Tigerhall, a social learning platform and is also the co-chair of Primetime Business and Professional Women’s Association Mindfulness and Wellbeing signature interest group. She also serves on the D&I Committees of the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore and the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA).

With her top Strengths themes of Positivity, Individualisation, Strategic, Connectedness, and Communication, and an MBTI personality type of ENFJ (The Protagonist), Kit is a natural coach and enjoys leveraging the power of diverse and inclusive cultures to improve performance, engagement, and capability within organizations.

Kit is also a strong advocate for personal well-being and mindfulness, which she actively promotes within the workplace. She is passionate about inspiring others to strive for a healthy work-life balance and recognizes the importance of self-care for mental and emotional well-being.

Kit’s personal mantra is “Live life without regrets.” She firmly believes in pursuing one’s dreams with perseverance and grit, and she embraces a growth mindset. She sees inclusive leadership as the North Star of her professional career.

Outside of work, Kit enjoys practising yoga, meditating, reading, and engaging in personal self-development. She is also an active member of the Primetime Women Association, serving as the mindfulness and wellbeing co-chair. Additionally, she is involved in various youth mentoring and volunteering programs, including the Halogen Foundation, Advisory, and Youth Mental Well-being Network.

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Originally published at on April 13, 2023.



Charu Mehrotra

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