Saloua Ibaline is originally from Morocco but was raised in Belgium. At the age of 21, she made a big move to New York City, not knowing a soul in the United States but determined to make her own way. Saloua studied communications at Universite Saint-Louis in Belgium. She then relocated to New york City where she received her degree in business management. Saloua has a strong background as a stage performer, having performed with touring dance companies in over 10 countries. She is now using that experience for her public speaking appearances. Saloua’s creative and business skills combine in a unique skill set that eventually led her to the event planning industry.
In 2010, Saloua completed her certificate in event management at Fitzwilliams Institute in New York city, where she studied under Leslie Short. Saloua worked as Leslie’s executive assistant for a few years at her company, K.I.M. Media LLC, where she gained much experience and skill from her boss and mentor.
Saloua Ibaline has completed many seminars, courses and conferences about self-exploration and personal development. In 2014, she received her Certification as Professional Life Coach from the Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching. In addition, she continues to work with her own private coach and mentor, Sifu Romain. She has partnered with Sifu Romain and his organizations Daylight Training and Champions For Life and organizes events such as women’s self-defense seminars and women’s empowerment workshops
She has done a tremendous amount of work on herself, and strives to live by the philosophies she shares with others. She recognizes that as a coach she must be transparent with her own life, and uses the experiences from her childhood and the inspirational example set by her own mother as proof that anyone can change their circumstances if they can learn to recognize their own power.
In 2014, she founded her own empowerment organization for women, S.M.A.R.T. Women Inc. The mission of S.M.A.R.T. Women is to organize and put on events designed to educate and encourage women on various issues regarding their personal development. The organization works with a team of experts and invites the best guests speaker so that its audience gets the most benefit from all seminars and workshops. Her events cover subjects such as relationships, finance, beauty, career, well-being, and more. Her mission is to help her clients find their inner beauty and confidence so they can reach their deepest goals, and find their life’s purpose and happiness.