BILINGUAL FRENCH-ENGLISH DIGITAL & CHANGE STRATEGIST SPECIALISED IN PERSONAL BRANDING
Francine Beleyi is an award-winning Togolese, French & British digital strategist specialised in corporate and personal branding.
Francine Beleyi is an award-winning Togolese, French & British, digital strategist specialising in marketing and branding, business advisor, author and international speaker. She has a wealth of multidisciplinary and international experience across Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the United States, and Asia.
She shows purpose-driven leaders, entrepreneurs & professionals a powerful pathway to become thought-leaders in their field, Increase visibility & profitability and impact millions of people globally.
After spending a decade in the corporate world, Francine founded nucleus of change in 2008 to guide individuals and founders through personal and professional transformations.
Her mission is to make organisations a place where people are valued for who they are and the unique value they bring. She believes that true success lies in creating a workplace where employees are empowered, engaged, and transformed into powerful brand ambassadors.
Francine has shared her expertise with over 4,000 CEOs, executives, and entrepreneurs both in English and French to create influential personal brands aligned with their professional goals.
She has received the trophy of Africanity in Marrakesh and was named one of the top 500 most influential Africans in the world in 2021, recognising her significant contributions to the global business landscape.
Francine Beleyi is a sought-after international speaker and has delivered keynotes and presentations at prestigious events worldwide, from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna, Les Impériales in Casablanca, AITEX in Rabat, Women in Manufacturing 4.0 in Montreal, GSBN/CGE event in New York, ING to Institute of Directors (IOD) in London. Her work has been featured in numerous media such as Computer Weekly, Tech Target, Femmes du Maroc, 2M, Le Matin, TVT, New World TV, Radio Victoire, Radio Lomé, and more.
She speaks on personal branding, employee branding/ employee advocacy, digital transformation, inclusive leadership, entrepreneurship & intrapreneurship, and opportunities for women in the digital economy. She delivers her talks in French and English worldwide.
Her captivating speaking style, combined with real-world insights and practical strategies, leaves a lasting impact on audiences, inspiring them to embrace change, build meaningful connections, and embrace their full potential.
Francine is the author of the book Personal branding in the digital age: how to become a known expert, thrive and make a difference in a connected world, where she reveals a powerful framework to build a great visibility and succeed in business and career.
She is co-author of the book “Africa–Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation” chapter 16, ‘Fostering Prosperity for African Female Entrepreneurs: Opportunities for AU–EU Cooperation in Digital Entrepreneurship Networks’.
She is one of 18 women featured in the book IT Girls by Christiane Noll, Managing Director of Avanade in Vienna.
ADVOCATE OF DIGITAL LITERACY & WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Francine is an advocate of digital literacy and enabling entrepreneurship ecosystems to support economic and social progress, especially in Africa. She also supports women empowerment and has played a key role in executive committees of leading charities like Professional Women Network (London).
Francine is the chief editor of the African Diaspora Professional Women (ADIPWO). Each year on international women’s day, she releases the top 20 women in Africa diaspora who are advancing the future of the continent.
She is a key founding member of African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC), a one-of-a-kind training program that builds a pan-African community of aspiring and established women entrepreneurs.
Francine is also of The Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life Podcast, where she interviews thought leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to share their journey, experience and insights to live a meaningful live.
A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY BACKGROUND
Thanks to her multidisciplinary and international background, Francine provides a holistic view of what businesses and individuals need to succeed in the digital age. She is able to connect seemingly unrelated subjects to build a coherent thread and create a compelling story with a unique perspective and positioning.
Francine started her career in IT becoming Head of Information Systems at 25 in a multinational firm. She then held various positions in the corporate world in investment banking, consulting and non-profit organisations before founding nucleus of change to help entrepreneurs, corporate executives and individuals to adapt and thrive in the digital age.
She holds a Master in Organisational Consulting and Change Management, a Bachelor in Finance and Accountancy and an HND in Computer Science applied to Management. She also holds the NCTJ diploma in Multimedia Journalism.
ENERGETIC, POSITIVE, AND INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER
The content of Francine’s presentations is customised to suit clients’ needs and learning objectives of specific groups. Spend more than a moment with Francine, and you will never forget her! Her high content speeches are energetic, positive, and inspirational and quick start quality conversations and quality decision making.
When she speaks, she increases your understanding and insights dramatically, gives you the tools to boost your effectiveness and leverage your efforts. Francine’s honest and refreshing approach, her bubbly personality and ’tell-it-as-it-is’ manner are welcomed by audiences who are tired of being lectured by the book. She provides practical and easy steps to implement immediately to create lasting change.
Francine’s transformational programs have helped thousands of leaders, entrepreneurs, senior executives, and individuals to accelerate their results at critical moments in their organisations and life, to become more innovative and to adapt to the new economy.
With her wealth of experience and commitment to empowering individuals and organisations, Francine Beleyi is the ideal speaker to engage your audience and inspire positive transformation in the workplace and beyond.