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WEBINAR: Developmental Coaching Across Cultural Differences
Thursday, May 14, 2020, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Online - Additional instructions will be provided after registration.
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Developmental Coaching Across Cultural Differences
Akasha Saunders, PCC
The May 14 Southeast Region Webinar features, Akasha Saunders, PCC, an educator, facilitator, and a certified developmental coach with over 10 years of experience. He is an associate with Cultivating Leadership and Solfire Consulting Group. Akasha stands for the development of leaders who care about expanding their purpose and internal capacity for navigating the complexities of the world as much as they are committed to growing their people and organization. He also has experience facilitating diversity, equity, and inclusion learning and building intercultural skills and capacity.
He has taught in the Evidence-based Coaching program at Fielding Graduate University and is a professor at St. George’s University in Grenada where he teaches developmental psychology and supports student development. He holds a MA and PhD in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University. He has studied the stages of adult development with Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter and is certified to apply the Leadership Maturity Framework.
The coaching profession is growing. This is largely due to the efforts of coaches and coaching organizations across the globe that are focused on building awareness about the benefits of coaching. As awareness expands, more people want to be coached and not only white male executives, for example. Coaching has become more desirable and accessible to people from underrepresented cultural groups. One implication related to this trend is that coaches will need to improve their skills in coaching across cultural differences. Another implication is the need to understand how the coach and client develop vertically or make meaning of their worlds and the socio-cultural factors that influence the realities they construct such as their coaching goals. This webinar is for coaches who want to effectively and ethically work with clients across cultural differences and who want to help their clients develop vertically to meet the demands of an increasingly complex inner and outer world.
CCEUs for this Webinar:
1.0 Core Competency Credits