Professional Development Coach

Executive Education in Executive Coaching | University of California, Berkeley, USA

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)| University of Cambridge, UK

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)| i-to-i, UK

Certificate in Academic Management (British Council)

Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) | HSBC

Bachelor of Computer Applications| IP University, India


Shazia is a Professional Development Coach in the Student Life Department with the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Zayed University.

Shazia brings with her 15 years of experience in Learning & Development, Talent Management and Business Transformation. In the past, she has worked with HSBC as Assistant Vice-President - Learning; with British Council as South Asia Regional Resourcing Manager; with Indian School of Business as Guest Faculty and with Landmark Group as Head of Talent Management.

She is an Executive and Career Coach who works with C-suite, middle managers as well as young professionals, helping them take an exploration of their professional and/ or personal life, developing in the bargain, self-awareness and crucial life skills to navigate myriad challenges.

She is passionate about people development, believes in leading with empathy and inclusion, and has volunteered for causes such as child health and nutrition.

Key Competencies:

Career Coaching | Executive Coaching | Consulting & Business Partnering | Talent Management | Learning & Development | Business Transformation | Strategic Thinking | Project Management | Change Management | Instructional Design


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