Yael Geffen-Fine is an ecl creative catalyst who specialises in group as well as one on one facilitation. Her passion lies in assisting children, adults, teams and organisations with creative transformation.
Yael is an internationally accredited moderator by the RIVA Training Institute of Rockville, MD, USA, and completed her BA in Communications from the University Of South Africa in 2000. Yael completed her Post Graduate Degree at The AAA School of Advertising (Advertising and Communication Association of Africa) in Integrated Marketing Communications Strategy in 2001 and is currently training in systemic practice and constellation work.
Yael has an extensive global business and communication background having worked in many top New York City and Los Angeles’ advertising agencies as a Strategic Planner, as well as being appointed Executive Director at Sotheby’s International Realty South Africa in 2009. She is the Founder / Chief Do- Gooder at Geffen’s Fine Ideas, a company which brings people, brands and social causes together through creative ideas to change the world. Yael is asked to write regularly for magazines and is a recognised motivational speaker. “A Superhero Emerges: Transforming Tragedy into Miracles” is one of her most popular motivational talks as she share some of the lessons that she has learned through her own personal journey of loss, growth and transformation. In this talk she shares a tool kit for successfully tapping into your own inner superhero to transform your life into the life you were meant to live. Yael has her own weekly radio show called The Yael Geffen – Fine show on Chai FM, a community based radio station in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Yael is very passionate about developing whole children and spearheads the company Make My Board ™, an organisation dedicated to innovating creative experiential tools for children who suddenly find themselves in disorganised and challenging environments. These tools are ecl approved and are currently being promoted throughout the global ecl network. Yael has completed many personal development courses such as Richard Higgins Transpersonal Numerology, Advanced Shamanic Healing and Inner Alchemy at Robyn Cowen’s Inner Alchemy Centre in Johannesburg, Caroline Myss’s Sacred Contracts, and has just completed her training with Marianne Franke-Griksch in family constellations.
Yael is mother to Eli, her first born son, and believes like Picasso that it takes a long time to grow young. Children enjoy her creative and inclusive approach to facilitation, especially the many different coloured feathers in her hair!
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