Emilie Gettliffe
Associate

Coaching, Facilitation and Training
Emilie has dedicated her life to helping leaders and teams find their wings. She channels innovative facilitation, training and coaching methods to guide individuals and groups to learn and grow, broaden awareness and stimulate positive change. With over a decade of experience working with cross-cultural teams and leaders around the world, Emilie has unique experience working in rapidly changing, complex, and diverse environments. She has designed and facilitated programs in leadership development and systems thinking in the United States, the Middle East and Africa, promoted gender equity and economic empowerment, and fostered organizational change. She loves incorporating experiential learning in her work, helping clients engage all aspects of themselves as they tackle challenges and embrace new opportunities.

Organizational Leadership Experience
Since her earliest days as a gymnastics coach at age 14, Emilie has been a passionate, natural leader in cultivating talent. That energy has taken her to the farthest corners of the globe where she’s helped international organizations and communities to empower underserved people to live their best lives. Prior to her work with Align Leadership, Emilie was an Associate Consultant with MarketShare Associates, a global social enterprise specializing in strategic advising, research, training, facilitation and results measurement for private sector development initiatives. Earlier in her career, Emilie managed youth employment and financial empowerment programs for Denver’s Office of Economic Development and delivered city-wide youth programs for ECDC/African Community Center, a refugee resettlement agency in Denver. She has maintained a passion for working with young people and continues to volunteer with youth-serving organizations. 

Education and Training
Emilie is a certified Integral Coach® through New Ventures West, an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation, and a Certified Enneagram Coach® through the Enneagram in Business program. The Enneagram is a personality typology that allows people to recognize and understand behavior patterns for useful insight when navigating leadership and life challenges. Emilie holds an MSc from the London School of Economics, an MA from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (Sciences Po), and a BA from the University of Colorado. She lives in Denver, Colorado, is fluent in French, and enjoys frequent travel and getting lost in the great outdoors.