Founder and CEO of Talents Awake


Woman of vision and commitment, Léocadie Ebakissé has way more than one string to her bow and constantly juggles her two professions: executive coaching of leaders and decision-makers, and facilitation of pan-African and international events.

Born in Egypt to a Cameroonian father and a Gabonese mother, Léocadie grew up between Europe, Africa and America and discovered the richness of cultural differences. Her travels and encounters lead her to build a plural identity in international and mixed environments, an identity that has always nourished her commitment.

Perfectly quadrilingual (French, Spanish, English and Italian), Léocadie started her career within a large real estate press group and quickly evolved on missions of recruitment, career management, training, consulting, HR development and facilitation. In 2015, with 20 years of experience in corporate groups, she founded Talents Awake, a consulting agency in transformational strategies and influence.

Driven by a dynamic centered on Transformation and Transmission, Léocadie supports leaders and decision-makers in Europe and Africa, in leading and facilitating their strategic transformations. Certified Global Coach and creator of the TRIBE’S Method (Team – Reconnection – Inspiration – Behavior – Experience Emotion – Strategies), she advises corporate groups of the CAC40 as well as SMEs and international associative networks. Léocadie also teaches in universities and international campuses to raise awareness and support the young leaders of tomorrow.

Lecturer and the first black woman to receive the Professional Master of Ceremonies Label, Léocadie acts as an expert facilitator and moderator on business, corporate and institutional events, face-to-face or online. She leads round tables, debates and panels to allow decision-makers and organizations to put forward their projects and their vision, and thus to benefit as many people as possible. Through her interviews with personalities, she appropriates different environments and assimilates various practices, thus strengthening her expertise as a facilitator. Léocadie is particularly involved in events dedicated to the Diaspora, Entrepreneurship and Digital.

Keen to contribute to major impact projects in Africa, Léocadie is committed to supporting young entrepreneurs and African project leaders in their transformation and development. By sharing her experience, she wants to help them unlock their creative potential and connect them with the world, decision makers, entrepreneurs… By sharing her experience, she wants to help them unleash their creative potential and connect them with the world, by connecting them to leaders, decision-makers, entrepreneurs… who wish to invest in impactful projects. Léocadie thus works in relation with various actors who are committed to African development, locally and internationally.



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