ACT – Anike Akridge

Anike Akridge

Leadership Coach | Maryland, USA

Anike is a Leadership & Life Coach who specializes in supporting lightworkers, changemakers and their companies to amplify their impact globally. She is passionate about assisting individuals and groups in developing their full potential. Anike has spent more than 18 years in global health and development, bolstering those striving to make the world a better place. Prior to studying with ALCN, she worked in East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania) for 10+ years in a variety of leadership capacities that advanced health equity and access for marginalized groups. Domestically as a facilitator and champion for change she has worked at all levels from local organizations, to state and federal agencies.  Now, as a coach she continues to support those committed to creating a well world.

Committed to making the transformative experience of coaching accessible to broader groups of people particularly those who are underserved, Anike leverages her belief in the power of many and has recently launched a peer leadership coaching circle with international global health practitioners that facilitates connection, introspection, and professional growth.

Anike is a daughter of the African diaspora, grew up in Japan as a third culture kid, trained as a public health practitioner turned transformational people leader and is a yogi and mom who stays grounded by playing with earth.

She holds a BA from the University of Maryland, College Park in psychology and Japanese and a Master’s degree in public health and African studies. She also is an ICF Certified NLP Somatic Coach, ICF Certified Enneagram Coach, Marcus Buckingham StandOut Strengths Coach and a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). Anike has lived, worked, or traveled in more than 18 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and North America.

Anike coaches in English and KiSwahili and speaks conversational Japanese.

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