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Marina Prinsloo

Marina Prinsloo

Short Biography Motto: Empowering People to Live with Greater Purpose, Passion and Productivity Marina Prinsloo is the founder, major shareholder and Managing Director of the TICIA Group. With branches in SA, Namibia and Botswana & Zambia Marina brings to her work as an International Qualified Image Consultant, Body Confidence Coach, Executive Trainer and public speaker, 21 years of experience in fashion, personal branding, training, and a lifelong interest in helping others achieve their maximum potential. Marina received the Standard Bank Women in Business Nominee 2017 for best trainer and her company TICIA was voted best Corporate Image Consultancy in Africa 2017 / 18. Marina was crowned in November 2018 as the Mrs Pretoria-Tshwane 2019 where she has an ambassadorial role to promote the City of Pretoria – Tshwane nationally and internationally. She is experienced in image soft skill development, career and life coaching, public speaking and pageant & modeling design, garment construction & fashion show production. She has produced and directed a multitude of fashion-shows and judged as many Beauty Pageant nationally & Internationally. As a corporate and Image soft skill trainer she provides programmes in image management, communication skills, corporate protocol, etiquette and presentation skills to companies and indivuals. She and her business partner, Angela Perdichizzi has also launched a new, but vital organization – Body Confidence International, (BCI) advocates for equitable and inclusive images, messages, practices and policies supporting body diversity. Through progressive community engagement, consulting and research, Body Confidence International strives to create an enhanced socio-cultural environment where all bodies can not only survive but thrive without fear of discrimination! Working towards a stronger inner confidence— best beauty secret! Marina was trained by the leading consultancies in South Africa and Internationally. She is the incumbent President of *APICSA (2011 - 2020) . She is committed to teaching the individual how to make the most of her personal appearance and impression as she is to enabling companies to maximize their potential, by teaching non-verbal communications skills to executives and employees. Marina believes the psychological advantage of developing a self-assured personal style can lead not only to sales success and career advancement, but also to a life enhancing sense of well-being and confidence. Marina’s firm belief in personal service drives her work as a consultant/coach. She says, “Image directly impacts the way that we and the world perceive us. A clear outer identity that is aligned with our personal qualities and skills will positively affect our interactions with others. True Self-confidence, personal effectiveness and our ability to deal with change are greatly empowered by the awareness and mastery of personal communication tools. Let us use them and make dreams happen.”

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Address 157 Beckett Street
Pretoria, GT 0083

Phone Number (082) 888-6675

Company/BusinessMarina Consulting

Qualification/ExperienceSold TICIA training academy March 2022. Shifted gears and now specialize as Entrepreneurial Business Coach for Image Consultants. THE IMAGE COACH & THE IMAGE CONSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY PTY LTD (HEAD OFFICE SA AND FRANCHISE BRANCHES IN NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA, ZAMBIA) CEO, Founder 2000 to current President, APICSA Association of Professional Image Consultants and Stylists Africa 2011 - 2014 Re-elected 30 November 2014 for 2nd term 2015 –2020 Body Confidence International Pty Managing Director ROLEMODELS FOUNDATION NPO Director - 15 Sept 2019 PUBLICATIONS   LOVE YOUR BODY, LOVE YOURSELF - RELEASED MAY 2016 “IMAGE MATTERS” BOOK RELEASED 2013: CO-AUTHORED WITH OCTAVIA EPHRAIM. LYNN BAKER, ETC      Professional Organizations   Association of Professional Image Consultants South Africa 2007 to current Association for Image Consultants International 2007 to 2019   Awards   Crowned Mrs Pretoria-Tshwane 2019 Mrs Pretoria-Tshwane Finalist 2018/19 Standard Bank Top Women Award nominee 2017 - Skills Development The Best Corporate Image Consultants 2017 - Sub-Saharan Enterprise Awards Mrs. United Nations Finalist 2007 Mrs. United Nations Continued Community Service Award 2008 / 2009 / 2011 / 2015 IPIA Director of Education - Appointed November 2020. Stepped down January 2022 1999, Modeling & Finishing School Consultancy Management & Training Diploma Lyceum College 2000; Image & Etiquette Consulting, Dr Joyce Knudsen USA 2004; Image & Etiquette Consulting, Retha McPherson Training Academy SA 2009, Image Consulting; Anne Reinten The Australian Image Company, Australia 2011, Certified Laser Liposuction operator & Trainer, Crystal Medical, UK 2015, Neuro Linguistics Practitioner Coaching Fundamentals 2016, Nutritionist, Shaw Academy UK 2019, Events Management - Get Smarter (Online UCT)

Categories/Services Image Consulting, Nutrition/Diet/Dietician, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, Educator, Designer, Other

Other Categories/ServicesEntrepreneurial Business Coach to Image Consultants

Country South Africa


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