Ruqaya is a Columbia University-trained Leadership Coach currently based between the United States and Dubai that enjoys working with individuals and teams who are longing to get unstuck and create extraordinary results.
She brings a global perspective, including four years of experience in her prior work as an architect in the Middle East, before she transitioned her career to Social-Organizational Psychology. Ruqaya has private corporate clients but also works in the nonprofit sector and is currently peer coaching with the World Food Programme through KITE, with a focus on national officer development.
As a certified coach and an Organizational Psychologist, she has a deep understanding of many challenges in organizational settings. Ruqaya loves shifting paradigms, showing people what’s possible for them when they choose to let go of their limiting beliefs and step into their vision with confidence.
Ruqaya holds a Masters Degree in Social-Organizational Psychology from the Teacher’s College of Columbia University in New York. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ACC) and in the process of completing her Team Diagnostic Survey (TDS) practitioner certification in the Six Conditions Framework. She speaks Arabic, English and basic French.