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Share your insights,make a lastingimpact

When you share your knowledge, you don't lose it; it grows in your mind and multiplies, and you become a thought leader in that subject.


How it works

How it works

Apply to be a coach

We evaluate every application for quality and fit.

How it works

Set up your profile

A complete profile helps our leaders connect with you.

How it works

Respond to invites

Your coachee expects to hear from you on their invites.

How it works

Offer coaching

When you teach, you compound your knowledge.

I'm in; Let's do this!

We're looking for the best and brightest minds

I'm in; Let's do this!

You’re in good company


Lise Birikundavyi

Principal / Fund Manager

Lise has worked as part of the investment team at Sarona Asset Management, a fund of funds investing in emerging markets. She began her career in the operations team of Innocap Investment Management. Ms. Birikundavyi holds an MBA from the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) and a trilingual undergraduate degree from HEC Montreal. She speaks fluently French, English and Spanish, and has a conversational level of Mandarin. Ms. Birikundavyi is currently completing a certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University.


Carole Ramella

MD, GFA Consulting Ltd

Carole began her career in the banking industry, where she handled client relationships for institutional clients. She then joined Arthur Andersen as a Senior Auditor. After her experience at Arthur Andersen, Carole joined Gras Savoye. In this French leading insurance broker company, she developed the M&A practice for French and international private equity clients and industrial investors. She then joined Duff & Phelps and in early 2011, Carole returned to Africa and founded GFA Consulting Ltd.


Peter Addo

Data Scientist

Dr. Peter Addo is an experienced data scientist and has an extensive background in working with data and emerging technologies in developing contexts. Currently, he is the lead on Artificial Intelligence and serves as the head of DataLab at the French Development Agency (AFD), Paris, France. He leads efforts to provide advisory and actionable research on harnessing data and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies driven by artificial intelligence (AI) for a sustainable development agenda.

An ideal ReadyforWork Coach has the following traits

Subject-matter expertise

Subject-matter expertise

You have unquestionable knowledge and practical experience in your expertise. You don't have to have a fancy degree or qualification, but you must know your art through and through.

Readily available to assist

Readily available to assist

The best coaches are the ones who are willing and able to help the student, but they are also available when the student needs them, so you need to put time aside if you want to join this mission.

Open-minded leadership

Open-minded leadership

The first step to being a great teacher is to be an excellent student who can accommodate feedback and new experiences, not unyielding and uncompromising when the necessity for such qualities arise.

Result orientation

Result orientation

A ReadyforWork coach must care deeply about leaving the student better than before. You have to know how to guide learners in developing and improving useful skills compassionately and meeting their coaching needs.

ReadyforWork helps you give back by passing on your experience to the Next-Gen leaders.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How are ReadyforWork coaches selected?

ReadyforWork coaches are experts from various career backgrounds. We have an application and vetting process that helps us pick only the very best in their category. Coaches are also evaluated throughout their service on the platform based on the feedback and rating from users.

Is there a limit to the number of interactions expected from a coach?

There is no hard limit on maximum interactions per week/month. You can engage the coachee whenever they need help and your schedule is open to that.

Is the coaching engagement paid?

ReadyforWork coaching isn't paid at this time. Our coaches are experienced career professionals and entrepreneurs who want to give back to the next-gen leaders.

What else should I know about coaching on ReadyforWork?

Great coaching experience is one where both the coach and the coached are playing their part. Our coaches have subject matter expertise, are available to commit to their appointments, and can help our leaders reach their career goals.
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