Spark Leadership


Challenging Norms & Advocating for Change in the Coaching Industry with Charmaine Roche

Season 1, Ep. 6

Charmaine Roche is an accredited executive coach, coach supervisor, PhD researcher, writer and podcaster. Her approach builds on a 29-year career as an educator and advisor, as well as being a contributor to thought leadership in the field of executive coaching through her focus on the ethics of coaching for social change. Charmaine has been developing thinking around coaching for social justice and enjoys convening spaces for challenging conversations. Moreover, she is the founder The Philosopher’s Stone Collective, a global community of practice that supports and encourages freedom of thought, expression and action for those in education. The Philosopher’s Stone Collective also helps establish a social justice eco-system that supports professionals explore social equity and decoloniality.

In this episode, she discusses with our host Windy about her latest research paper Racial Justice, Equity and Belonging, which explores the question of whether coaching is an inclusive and diverse industry? And can and should coaching contribute towards racial justice and equity?

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