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LCAN to host 4th Africa Coaching Week in November

By Boluwatife Williams
17 November 2022   |   2:33 am
Life Coaches Association of Nigeria (LCAN) will host the fourth edition of its yearly Africa Coaching Week (ACW) from November 25 to 30

Life Coaches Association of Nigeria (LCAN) will host the fourth edition of its yearly Africa Coaching Week (ACW) from November 25 to 30.

Themed, ‘Coaching – Inspiring the Next Frontier for Africa’s Relevance’, this year’s event will kick off with a Flagship Conference, welcoming leading coaches, career professionals and business leaders at an in-person event in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The lineup of industry leaders from across Africa includes keynote speaker and convener of The Platform Nigeria, Poju Oyemade, and Canada’s first black Councillor, Kitchener City Councillor, Ayo Owodunni.  

Other speakers include: Juliet Ehimuan, Director, Google West Africa and founder, Beyond Limits Africa Initiative (Nigeria); Fela Durotoye, Vice Chairman, LCAN Board of Trustees and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Gemstone Nigeria; Joni Peddie, Team Performance Strategist and CEO, Resilient People (South Africa); Bolaji Idowu, Certified Coach and Lead Pastor, Harvesters Int’l Christian Centre (Nigeria); Dr. Palesa Munzara, Marketing and Diversity Consultant (South Africa); Kwame Senou, Executive Chairman, The Holding Opinion and Public (Côte d’Ivoire); Dr. Jennifer Bangoura, Director of Career Innovation, Nexford University (Malawi) and Dr. Lanre Olusola, Chairman, LCAN Board of Trustees (Nigeria).

“As LCAN moves to the next frontier, each day has been perfectly curated to deliver a riveting experience that provides an opportunity for expansion into the next level for our continent,” said Omawumi Ogbe, LCAN president.

“For this year’s event, we have introduced new activities, increased our collaborations and offerings and lined up a power-packed speaker ensemble that will delight participants. From in-person events to online summits across digital platforms, we aim to reach more people worldwide, wherever they may be,” she added. 

Coaches, coaching enthusiasts, counsellors, entrepreneurs, career professionals, human resource professionals, representatives of corporate bodies, CEOs and a cross-section of the general public are welcome to participate in the conference, masterclasses, free coaching sessions, live panel discussions, and other engaging activities lined up throughout the week.

With a total of 10 purposeful fireside chats, attendees have a wide range of opportunities to ask their burning questions and gain the clarity they need to finish 2022 strong and be powerfully positioned for 2023.

The speakers are set to discuss a diversity of topics, such as The Future of Work, Building Mental Resilience, Coaching for Good Governance, Organisational Transformation, Holistic Living and much more.

Participants will learn how to use coaching as a catalyst for creativity and innovation as they position themselves for value in a competitive world of work.