About Gigi Khonyongwa-Fernandez
Founder and Principal Coach
Gigi’s son was born at 24 weeks. She’s an Accredited Professional Coach and Founder of Families Blossoming LLC, a company passionate about providing Professional Coaching and Emotional Wellness services to parents, professionals and organizations. Her niche areas are NICU and special needs communities, but her clients include individuals, teams and organizations across healthcare, education, government and corporate sectors.
Gigi holds a BSc in Occupational Therapy, a MSc in Health, Population and Society and a Diploma in Personal Performance Coaching (Distinction). She serves on the Board of the PPA and Parent Advisory Board of EFCNI. Gigi currently resides in London, England.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
– Maya Angelou
PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
BBC WiSTEM Network, 16 May 2019, Finding Yourself and Your Voice at Work
Young Child Expo
ShareUnion (March of Dimes)
Benchmark Health Services
How to Foster Positive Relationships with NICU Doctors and Nurses
Loss during Pregnancy
Life After the NICU: Caring for a Former Preemie – Age 10+
Life After the NICU: Caring for a Special Needs Child
Life After the NICU: Transitioning into School Years
Life After the NICU: Maximizing your Early Intervention Experience
Caregivers in the NICU (adoptive, court-appointed, etc.)
Improving Communication in the NICU