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Mariya Afonina

Vice rector, NPO RCO (Russia - country of opportunities)

Maria Afonina, Vice-Rector for education of the "SENEZH" Leadership Campus of the President‘s Platform "Russia - the country of opportunities". Council Member of the Eurasian Women's Forum under the Council of the Federation. Coordinator of the educational program "Female Leader".

Psychologist, psychotherapist, ICF certified coach, business coach of the "Master" level. Founder and author of the educational project for the female leadership development SmartCompass. Author of an online educational project devoted to setting goals “Scarlet Sails", writer of motivational fairy-tales "Lisokazki", a motivational speaker.

Expert and one of the authors of the certification system for business trainers and accreditation of training centers of the National Accreditation Council for Business Education, member of the commission for Russian certification of business trainers.

M. Afonina graduated from the Moscow Open State Pedagogical University with a degree in social pedagogy. For over 20 years she worked in T&D in large national and international companies - KPMG, Citibank, VimpelCom, Rosatom in management positions. She improved her qualifications at MIGIP, ESMT, Skolkovo.

She used to be the head of the Leadership Development Center of the Rosatom Corporate Academy, where she implemented project, that built a training system and transformed corporate culture, conducted training programs for top managers for large companies.
Certified business coach for the programs "7 Skills of Highly Effective People", "DISC", Lominger, certified coach TLQ etc.
The main area of ​​interest is personal psychology, leadership.

Maria carries out private practice in psychology, acts as a motivational speaker, career and life coach, consultant.
Married, mother of three.
She sees her mission as to help people in self-realization and self-knowledge through the development of their strong competencies and skills that help one become a better person and improve the world around.

She loves the words of Stefan Zweig: “Once a man has found himself there is nothing in this world that he can lose. And once he has understood the humanity in himself, he will understand all human beings"

Personal motto: "Everything is possible: it is important to believe!"
She believes that only by truly knowing oneself, a person will be able to accept and master those skills that will lead to success.

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14:00 – 14:45
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