Amelie Yan-Gouiffes is a motivational speaker, public speaking and empowerment coach accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a professional certified coach (PCC), 2d level of accreditation out of 3. Before founding Be and Become® Speak and Live Your Message and The Speaking Station, she worked 17 years managing humanitarian teams and projects in war zones and post-natural disasters: Ex-Yugoslavia, Colombia, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Nicaragua, Haiti, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and many others.
Her engagement was to help people who had lost everything, get back on track and beyond. She continues this commitment to people’s development and empowerment today by supporting leaders, decision-makers and changemakers to live and share their message.
She brings this unique humanitarian experience to her mission: Speaking to Empower People and Organizations, Coaching to Unlock their Potential and Mining Inner Diamonds for a Brighter World. She is passionate about supporting people to create a legacy that counts for the world and to uncover their unique potential, what she likes to call our “inner diamond”.
She holds chronicles about personal and professional empowerment in Wanderlust and Tuk Tuk magazines and is regularly invited to share tips and techniques for confident and meaningful speaking in other publications and media. She is the mother of two boys, Leo-Jules and Louis-Maddox, who are great inspiration and learning source to her and who she supports to live their purpose.