"We help your people prepare for opportunities and the unexpected."
TARYN ASH FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT
Wise World Consulting helps government bodies and businesses in the the MENA region develop the behaviours needed today, and tomorrow.
We have extensive global, award-winning experience in leadership development, communication and human skills essential for any sustainable organization. Our coaches hone in on those critical behaviours that will make all the difference to your people's success.
We begin with your
ideal end in mind . . .
. . . and then we start coaching.
We design the straightest line to
For Established Leaders
Women @ Work
For Women at Every Stage of their Careers
Essentials of Emerging Leaders
For New Leaders
Future-Forward Leadership is a workshop is designed for the experienced leader who seeks to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to influence and motivate.
Women @ Work taps into the unique strengths that women offer the business world, and prepares participants to deal with workplace challenges with confidence and effectiveness.
Essentials of Emerging Leaders is an introduction to the key behaviours needed by new managers to lead,
inspire and influence.
These short online workshops prepare your people to communicate effectively in all business situations.
Speaking with Confidence
Ask how we can help your team in a wide-range of human/soft skills.
Who we are
Our global team of master consultants, coaches, SME's,
instructional designers, VR experts and digital-learning professionals
design and deliver ready-built and bespoke solutions
that match your needs.
Founder & Principal Consultant
Taryn Ash has a 25-year career in learning, coaching, and organizational transformation, helping over 50 corporations and government bodies worldwide become more sustainable.
Taryn's career has focused on professional development and adult learning, initially as a lecturer of interpersonal and intercultural communication, then as an award-winning instructional designer, management and training consultant, and executive leadership coach. She has held senior management roles as a leader and developer of training teams and run her own global talent development consultancy. Taryn has designed and implemented local, regional and global upskilling programs for government bodies and multinational organizations. She has also developed policies to foster diversity and inclusion, company-wide mentoring strategies designed to attract and retain valued staff, and award-winning global sales development programs.
Taryn has given numerous papers at regional and international conferences on topics related to leadership and self-management, as well as on talent development initiatives at a national level. Her work has taken her around the world.
She has an MBA from the University of Nottingham, UK; is a certified leadership coach by Rice University, USA, and has also formally studied business and intercultural communication in Canada, Japan and China.
Originally from Canada, Taryn lives between Dubai and France.
Board of Advisors
Isabelle Perez-Gore, PhD.
Dr. Isabelle Perez-Gore boasts a distinguished career spanning over 30 years in the field of international education, professional development, and capacity building, in Egypt, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Jordan, India, Bangladesh and France.
Over her 30-year career, she has played a vital role in empowering educators in various capacities, including the Open University UK project EIA, a program reaching 51 thousand teachers and 7 million students in Bangladesh.
With the Ford Foundation India and Macmillan publishers, her programs impacted 21,243 schools in India. She has also worked with government bodies such as the Ministry of Education Jordan and UNWRA.
Dr Gore has served as a lecturer in higher education for business and communication development in Hong Kong, Singapore, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, and France. She also served as a lecturer in Hospitality and Luxury Brands Masters Supervisor and Examiner in France.
Currently, she operates as a global consultant.
GORE holds a master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Surrey University in England and a Doctorate in Education from the University of London, England. Her research focuses on international development and widening participation and the overcoming and utilization of cultural barriers for better integration and growth. She has spoken on these education-related subjects at conferences across Asia, Africa, and Europe,
She speaks French, English and Intermediate Arabic.
Sarah Mavrinac, Ph.D
Dr. Mavrinac is a Harvard-trained academic, an award-winning social entrepreneur, and an impassioned advocate of wellness lifestyles. Serving first as a professor at INSEAD, one of the world's leading business schools, Sarah soon found her way into the impact sector. Aidha, her first social enterprise, established her as a Singapore International Woman of the Year and, in 2009, as a Schwab Fellow of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
In 2012, following her family’s move to Abu Dhabi, Sarah’s interests shifted again - this time towards wellness. To support her son in his recovery from autism, Sarah retrained both as a wellness coach and as a chef. Today, Dr. Mavrinac brings these capabilities to her newest impact initiative,Azoki, a regenerative health start up working to empower individuals with health literacy and wellness lifeskills.
Rangina Hamidi is an Afghan American writer, educator, social entrepreneur, who served as Afghanistan’s acting Minister of Education until August 2021. Today, she is a world-renowned advocate for female empowerment and development.
Rangina was the first cabinet-level, female minister of education to hold that position in thirty years. She works tirelessly to advocate for women’s rights by empowering girls and women through social entrepreneurship and other initiatives to build their lives.
Ms. Hamidi's accomplishments include the founding of Kandahar Treasure, a full-value chain social enterprise that has lifted countless women through the production of their distinguished, traditional hand-crafted textiles. The collective’s products have been sold in Afghanistan, Europe, the Middle East, and North America.
Ms. Hamidi is well-versed in pedagogy, child development, and psychology and led the Mezan International School, a private institution, as its first principal. These accomplishments led the president of Afghanistan to ask her to bring her innovative approach to education as acting education minister.
Currently, Ms. Hamidi is a professor of practice with Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona.
She has contributed to numerous publications and radio programs, including TIMES Asia Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Der Spiegel, Business Week, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, NPR, BBC, and Voice of America. Ms. Hamidi co-authored “Embroidering within Boundaries: Afghan Women Creating a Future," which takes the reader on a pictorial journey into her life and tells the stories of the courageous Afghan women she serves.
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