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THRIVVE: Group Coaching Program for Black Professional Women
September 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
THRIVVE is a group coaching program for professional Black women, facilitated by two coaches who understand the challenges associated with navigating careers as Black women. Our goal is to provide a safe space for participants to explore how their racial identity shows up at work and offer support as they navigate racial inequities while creating a vision for their professional and personal life.
Each week we’ll explore topics related to personal development and growth (see program outline below). Pre-work and homework will encourage self-reflection and application of weekly lessons. Sessions are designed to promote connection between group members through sharing experiences and encouraging growth. At least twenty minutes of each session will be dedicated to live coaching.
Session 1: Identity – Your Whole Self September 12
Objective – In this session, you will clarify how your various identities show up in your life, identify your top strengths, think about what being Black means to you.
Session 2: Vision & Values September 19
Objective – In this session, you will identify your values and create an intentional vision for your life.
Session 3: Spirituality & Authenticity September 26
Objective – In this session, our guest speaker will help you explore whether or not you’re showing up authentically and how spirituality grounds you and provides freedom to do so.
Session 4: Healing & Self-Care October 3
Objective – In this session, our guest speaker will share best practices for healing from workplace trauma and prioritizing your self-care.
Session 5: Empowerment October 10
Objective – In this session, we will challenge you to put your vision into action and address beliefs that may be limiting you.
Session 6: Community & Connection October 17
Objective – In the closing session, we will invite you to develop a sustainability plan as you continue your journey of living your values and creating an intentional life.
- One 1:1 pre-workshop session with each participant and a coach
- Weekly interactive lessons, with discussion and application
- Course workbook with activities
- “Laser” coaching in each weekly session
- Two private 45-minute 1:1 individual coaching sessions with each participant and a coach
- Guest speakers
- Additional resources
- Online community to connect with participants
- Support, accountability, and networking with other professional Black women
Who are we?
Asila Calhoun is a certified coach whose coaching business, Calhoun Coaching & Consulting, focuses on partnering with new leaders through executives from a variety of professional backgrounds who are ready for change. Asila facilitates this change during one-on-one and group coaching sessions with her clients and through her consulting services of delivering leadership training, team facilitation, and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging coaching, consulting and training.
Asila has a direct yet supportive style that facilitates self-discovery and growth in her clients. Asila is recognized as a coach and facilitator who deeply listens to what her clients say – and do not say, inquiring about what she’s sensing while offering a different perspective.
Asila earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley, and she holds PHR and SHRM-CP HR certifications. She is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), and a Certified Inclusion Coach (CIC). Asila is also a certified meditation teacher.
Joelle LaGuerre is a certified HR professional – a consultant and coach with a passion for positive psychology. A trainer and facilitator by trade, she is a dynamic presenter with an evident enthusiasm for both individual and organizational growth.
Through her company PRO-YOU, Joelle works with coaching clients to focus on self-awareness and exploration as the foundation for meaningful career and leadership development. An equally passionate consultant, she seeks to help organizations develop strategies that promote optimal individual and team performance.
Joelle earned her Bachelor’s degree in organizational psychology from Oakwood University as well as a graduate certificate in leadership development from George Washington University. She is a certified professional in talent development (CPTD) and will soon be an Associate Certified Coach (ACC).