Welcome! As a leading chapter of the International Coach Federation, ICF Toronto builds, supports and preserves the integrity of the coaching profession. Our members are business and personal coaches who follow professional standards set by the ICF and adhere to its code of ethics.
A Message from the ICF Toronto Board
People all over the world and coaches in our own Toronto community are taking a stand to make their voices heard following the senseless deaths that have taken place over the past few weeks because of racial discrimination and injustice.
ICF Global in a recent email has powerfully articulated how the coaching we do is part of a much larger system. For us to make a difference in the lives of individuals, organizations and communities, change is needed to address inequality and systemic discrimination.
We want you to know and feel that you are part of a community that is anti-racist, that welcomes everyone, listens and takes an inclusive approach to our programming and services.
We welcome your ideas about what we need to do to be more inclusive of black, indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) communities. Please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your views and help us see where we may have unconscious biases that need to be addressed. Let’s make sure we are modelling within our chapter what we want to see in the world.
Barb, Jane, Vasilina, Jalyn, Shahab, Rose-marie, Carmelo, Bachir, Meena, Bonnie, Marina, Alicia, Amrita
Message from the President, Barb Rosen Schreiber
As President of the ICF Chapter I want to emphasize the importance of engaging with you to learn more about your perspectives and interests and what we can do as a chapter to better meet the diverse needs of our community. Here are some of the actions our board is taking:
We need an involved, engaged chapter now more than ever to make a difference as leaders and coaches with our existing and future corporate and individual clients. You will soon be receiving a reminder email from ICF Toronto inviting you to take part in our programs, events and services by paying your $100 annual Activity Fee. Let’s stand together as one ICF!
Thank you to the ICF Toronto members who reported delivering close to 100 hours of pro-bono virtual coaching during the month of May in honour of ICW 2020.
From the words of a coachee who had experienced the first-hand benefits of coaching during this initiative:
"The coaching experience was great value for time well spent. It was an eye opener and helped me realize the importance of having a coach and the unspoken value it would bring to me."
The collective impact of this initiative was tracked by a survey sent to those who received the pro-bono coaching pledged.