02 Jul 2019


International Coach Federation( ICF Nigeria) joins other ICF Chapters worldwide as it launches a landmark initiative called IGNITE (Engaging Humanity Through Education).

The Ignite Initiative is in line with ICF Foundation’s mission to connect and equip professional coaches and organizations to accelerate and amplify social progress through pro-bono coaching.

ICF Nigeria chapter is partnering with the University of Ibadan on this landmark project. The project supports the United Nations 2030 SDG # 4,Education. ICFN will offer the gift of coaching through the transformational power of Coaching on pro bono basis to top leadership of the university of Ibadan over a period of 6 months.

The recipients are the Vice Chancellor of the institution and the principal officers comprising of the Deputy Vice Chancellors, Deans and Provosts. This initiative is aimed at driving a trickle down positive impact on the people the University serves.

Six (6) ICF credentialed coaches from the Nigeria Chapter who have undergone rigorous educational requirements and have excelled in practice will donate over $23,562 ( N8.6 million plus) worth of coaching hours to the recipients. The coaches are Adaora Ayoade, Adeyanju Olomola, Malini Kumar, Barbara Lawrence,Sochi Ilomechina and Gloria Hauwa Gbemudu.

The IGNITE project is yet another testimony to the commitment of ICF Nigeria to promoting excellence in the coaching profession. ICF Nigeria remains committed to increasing the awareness and impact of Coaching, in addition to the expansion of the coaching experience in Nigeria.


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