8th October 2019 – SparkUs, the creators behind the SparkUs digital coaching platform is delighted to announce that its Co-founder, Özlem Sarıoğlu is one of the 6 winners who received this year’s 2019 Young Leader Award by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
The ICF Young Leader Award celebrates coach practitioners under the age of 40 who are poised to lead ICF and the coaching profession into the future. Young Leader Award Honorees embody the core values of ICF and represent the diverse community of emerging leaders. The judges scored the nominations according to five criteria:
- Contribution to and leadership in the coaching profession
- Career achievement
- Contributions to ICF
- Thought leadership
- Alignment with ICF’s core values
“I am truly humbled to be recognised by the International Coach Federation (ICF) among so many of my amazing peers,” said Özlem Sarıoğlu, Co-founder of SparkUs. “In my work at SparkUs, I am driven by our mission to unlock every employee’s potential through scalable and effective coaching conversations that will drive organisations forward.”
The International Coach Federation (ICF) is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches across a variety of coaching disciplines. ICF is active in representing all facets of the coaching industry, including Executive, Life, Leadership, Relationship and Career Coaching. Its 32,000-plus members located in 140 countries work toward the common goal of enhancing awareness of coaching, upholding the integrity of the profession, and continually educating themselves with the newest research and practices.
The original announcement by the ICF can be found here.
SparkUs is an HR Tech company that provides scalable coaching solutions combining a customisable and secure digital coaching platform, human interaction and action tracking. Its mission is to establish a sustainable coaching culture within organisations so everyone from entry-level employees to senior managers can drive organisations forward. With its ICF accredited coaches, designers, HR tech experts and digital coaching tools, SparkUs helps organisations to unlock their human potential and get future-ready!
SparkUs will be exhibiting at UNLEASH World in Paris, from 22-23 October. Find us in the Startup Zone on the Expo Floor. https://www.unleashgroup.io/world/exhibitors