February 2019
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President's Message
Dear Coaches!
I hope 2019 has started off well for you!
We kicked of January with our Kickoff to 2019 and Volunteer Opportunity event. Thank you so much to Erin Hyland, Benjamin Jooste, Eleonora Barbieri, Margaret McLean Walsh, Robin Schletter, and Yana Blackwelder for leading a great evening. Thank you for those who were able to attend, for your feedback, engaging conversation and interest in joining our committees and other volunteer opportunities.
For those who were unable to attend, and are interested in getting involved, great news! There are plenty of opportunities to add your voice to enriching our chapter. Click on the Get Involved link to learn more and to sign-up.
Thank you, Robert Hellmann, for delivering an engaging and incredibly helpful webinar on January 25th: LinkedIn for Your Coaching Practice: Build Brand Visibility, Get More Clients. If you were not able to join the webinar, and are interested in learning more about LinkedIn, click on the above link to purchase and watch the webinar. All ICF NYC webinars are available for viewing on our website.
Ignite Program:
We've completed the 2018 Ignite Initiative. Huge thanks to the 35 coaches who contributed to this very worthwhile and impactful program. A special thank you to Margaret McLean Walsh and her incredible Ignite program leadership in partnership with Chapter Ignite Chair Angelo Moultair, and Hoboken School District initiative lead, Amy Warshawsky. All were instrumental in making this happen for our Chapter.
The ICF Foundation Council of Ambassadors shared this message to recognize ICF Chapters who completed Ignite projects in 2018: https://vimeo.com/313043933. Learn more in this 2018 Ignite Initiative Overview and Impact report : https://foundationoficf.org/home/ignite/
Membership and Credentialing:
A warm welcome to our 16 newest Chapter members. Glad to have you in our professional coaching community. Looking forward to getting to know you! You've put our Chapter at more than 815 members!
Congratulations to our 15 newest ACC, PCC and, MCC credential holders. An ICF credential is a differentiator. Wishing you much continued success in your professional pursuits. Did you know? More that 50% of our members are ICF credentialed. We're here to get you the information you need to apply for yours! Contact ICF to learn about the process.

ACC: Isilay Cabuk, Marina Lvova, Midgalia Torres, Sophie Morelle, Veronique Bogliolo, Akihiko Morita, and Daniel Feldman
PCC: William Camody, Robert Israel, Jennifer Zaslow, Carroll Connacher, Stephanie Burchell, Matthew Pearson, and Maureen Knapp
MCC: Jane Maloney
Upcoming Events:
February 16th - Live Event - Queens CoachCafe!
March 27th- Live Event-White Plains CoachCafe!

ICF NYC is a vibrant Chapter because of you. We appreciate your contributions, engagement and feedback as we continue to learn what works and do more of it! As we grow as a chapter, I look forward to continuing this journey with you.
See you at our upcoming events!

With sincere warmth and gratitude!

Amy Bloustine, ACC
President, ICF NYC Chapter
Member Updates
Stand Beside Them
Special Announcement
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ICF Global Announcements
The ICF Global Communities of Practice  (CPs) are virtual groups of coaches interested in a specific topic area. Participants share best practices, emerging trends, tools and tips to advance their professional development.
The ICF Reciprocal Peer Coaching program creates opportunities for professional growth and is accessible to all ICF Members.  
ICF Advance 2018
ICF Advance 2018 will deepen your knowledge of coaching science and give you the tools to apply that knowledge to evolve your coaching practice.
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