A certified coach, speaker, and facilitator, Obenewa Amponsah specializes in the courageous conversations, the ones that aren’t always easy, but are necessary to move forward personally, professionally, and as a society.  Whether this conversation is in the form of a one-on-one coaching, group trainings and workshops, or keynote addresses, Obenewa's programs create the conditions for learning, collaboration, and growth.  In short, Obenewa enables change.

 

Working Together

Partnership that makes a difference

While she’s always open to new ideas and special projects, Obenewa works mainly in four areas.  Her services include speaking, coaching, facilitation, and training.

 

In each of these areas, Obenewa tailors her services to clients’ unique context and needs. Collaborating with an extensive network of associates, Obenewa is able to draw upon a wide variety of expertise to provide you with the knowledge and tools that you and your team can use to become more authentic, courageous, and productive.

SPEAKING

One thing that Obenewa loves is a good story.  Most people do because they’ve experienced first-hand the power of a story to inform and inspire action.  

 

If you’re looking for fresh insights and perspectives that will impact your audience, and help to enable change, consider inviting Obenewa to speak.  Obenewa presents on topics related to: race, gender, and social justice; Africa’s past, present, and future; personal development, and more. 

FACILITATION & MODERATION

Great things can emerge when great minds come together; which is why one of Obenewa’s main offerings is the facilitation of meetings, retreats, seminars, and other gatherings.  She works with clients to design content for bespoke forums that are high impact and result in the desired outcomes, whether those outcomes are strategy formulation, presenting innovative ideas, team building, conflict resolution or more. 

 

In facilitating and moderating meetings panels and retreats, the aim is always to ensure that these conversations go beyond the typical talk-shop; and that your investment of time and attention result in conversations that truly count.

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

Obenewa offers a number of trainings and workshops designed to build the management and leadership capacities of individuals, as well as teams; and to support organizations in becoming diverse, equitable, and inclusive spaces in which team members from all walks of life can thrive.

Obenewa regularly creates bespoke interventions for schools, non-profit institutions and private sector companies.  Some of her most popular workshops focus on:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    • Anti-Bias & Anti-Racism

    • Gender Equity

  • Leadership Development

  • Professional Development; and

  • Team Dynamics

In addition to training within organizations, OAA offers workshops and online courses for women focused on personal and professional development.

COACHING

At its core, coaching is a solutions focused conversation designed to help an individual or team identify or clarify goals and objectives; to create strategies to achieve them; and to develop methods to overcome any obstacles they may encounter along the way.

Coaching is also an opportunity to go deeper, to explore different aspects of yourself and your team with a neutral party, who through questions you may not have thought of, can help you see things from a new perspective, to identify new avenues and new options.  Whether the goal is a promotion, greater team cohesion, or more effective leadership skills, coaching can help your and your team make the impact you want in the world.

​Working with clients internationally, Obenewa coaches groups and individuals in person and virtually.

 
 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2116

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