elizabeth Rodwell

Liz specializes in user experience. She is an expert in Japanese culture and TV production.

our services

  • Cultural Assessment and Advice
  • Communication Strategy
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • User Experience and Consumer Insight

laura resendez

Laura is our managing director. Sustainability and organizational change expert.

Rice and Beans Culture uses a homegrown and proprietary process for engaging communities and identifying their cultural patterns. We gather the relevant data and deliver our clients meaningful insight.

Our portfolio includes the successful implementation of stakeholder engagement programs, design of communication strategies and training for culturally aware management.


adapt on time and under budget

change with the right plan in place

Our consultants all have solid backgrounds in anthropology or related social sciences. You get the benefit of experience along with the rigorous methodology and systematic inquiry of trained researchers.

past Projects

Rice and Beans Culture provides cultural consulting services that innovative companies have used to help connect with their stakeholders. We keep our projects under budget and deliver results on time. We know the ins and outs of cultural insight like no one else, and our knowledge can make the difference between successful stakeholder engagement and a costly crisis.

We  count with a multidisciplinary team of experts ranging from the fields of psychology, sociology, ethics and business to address any cultural puzzle your company might be facing.

discover your cultural needs

What's more important than your people? Nothing.


We love nothing more than to help our clients connect with those they care the most about.  We have a proven track record of making that happen in global settings and changing conditions. Let us manage the details that will enable you to effectively communicate with your audience.


Going Native
It makes all the difference in the cultural landscape

Rice and Beans Culture


Meet Our Team

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