Monique Salomon (known as Mo) is a strategic facilitator, leadership coach, and yoga teacher who uses mindfulness, the Enneagram, and body awareness. Monique has a background in cultural anthropology and a PhD in environment and development, and is passionate about matching the potential of technology with people’s realities. She supports non-profit organizations to make the transition from pioneering to professionalism, to deepen development practice, and stimulate shared leadership. Monique has worked on assignments in Europe, Africa and Asia, and produced a wide range of publications and video clips. She tweets for a just cause and is a mindfulness blogger.

Monique holds the following credentials:

  • PhD in Environment and Development, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2006-2010
  • Sc. Cultural Anthropology, Radboud University, The Netherlands, 1981-1989
  • Yoga Teacher Training (YTT200), Jivananda Centre for Well-Being, 2017
  • Coaching Skills Training (ICF accredited), Thoughtsmiths, 2016
  • Results Certificate of Coaching Skills (ICF accredited), Neuroleadership Group, 2014
  • Masters Course in Extension Science, Wageningen Agricultural University, NL, 1991-1992
  • Certificate Teacher in Social Studies, Radboud University, NL, 1987-1988
  • Coaches and mentors of South Africa (COMENSA)
  • In trajectory for credentialing as Associate Certified Coach at the International Coaching Federation (ICF)