“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” (John Quincy Adams)
Sonya J. Sabbah
is British born Lebanese Master Certified Coach Trainer, Certified Executive
Coach, author & the founder of EFLA, a leadership academy committed to
branding world-class leaders.
graduated from the University of London with a Bachelors degree in Law (LLB)
and worked with the United Nations for 6 years as a Legal Protection Officer.
She studied Journalism and Newswriting at the London School of Journalism and
moved to Lebanon to work as a staff reporter for the Daily Star newspaper &
Lebanon Opportunities Magazine.
worked and is still working for a number of Public Relations companies as a
consultant & copywriter through her sister business, Writer’s Ink.
Excellence First in 2008 as a training & coaching business and recently rebranded
it and established Excellence First Leadership Academy (EFLA). She is also a
Certified Personal Branding Strategist and has helped many prominent figures
level up their image and brand as leaders.
worked with a number of leading organizations and entrepreneurs in Lebanon, the
Gulf & the Levant area with a strategy to expand further in the coming
Sonya is a
member of the Lebanese Coach Association (LCA), International Coach Federation
(ICF) and Lebanese League of Women in Business (LLWB). She appeared on a number
of local & regional media outlets as a resident expert & still writes
for a number of magazines.
Sonya is in the process of writing her second book
on leadership and launching the leadership academy in full swing.