"100,000 indigenous women
leading world transformation
one coaching conversation at a time"

Our next 8-day Auckland-based
coach training dates:

September 28-30, October 1, &
October 26-29, 2017

Early bird rate ends August 28. Seats are limited, secure your registration today.

    Here's what Rise2025 coaches have to say...


    Teresa Tepania-Ashton - Ngapuhi, Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa

    "Coaching has transformed my personal and professional
    life. Partnering with Rise2025 to bring a coaching culture
    to our organisation and the women we serve, wāhine
    Māori in business, is a transformational journey.
    Ka mau te wehi te kaupapa o ngā Wāhine
    Māori me ngā Wāhine iwi whenua o Te Ao".


    Christine Williams - Ngāti Toa, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha

    “I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have
    experienced such a unique indigenous-focused
    training programme that is to the highest international
    standards, affording all participants the credentials to
    make real change in their local communities that can
    stretch throughout the world.”


    Hinemoa Key - Te Arawa, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Hamoa

    “I appreciate the Tikanga and incorporation of Māori values
    throughout. It is a safe environment to stretch, grow and challenge
    my thinking with inspiring women. Haere tātou wāhine mā!
    Ngā mihi ki a korua Rachel raua ko Jeanine."


    Join the RISE2025 global movement today! We are committed to developing 100,000+ indigenous women as world-class leaders and coaches by 2025. Starting here in Aotearoa, New Zealand with 100 Māori, Pacific Island and Asian Women. 

    This is an ICF - International Coach Federation approved coaching programme for indigenous women globally. As the Founder of RISE2025 who's life, career and business continues to transform from the inside out. Our role is to simply connect you to the power and techniques of coaching in business, in leadership and in your communities through a cultural lens alongside an internationally recognised coaching framework.

    As we travel the world witnessing the lives of indigenous women and the lives of their families, communities and nations unfold as self-empowered leaders of positive change our lives are also transformed. This is how we serve our purpose alongside yours.

    Watch the video below and meet some of the Māori women from Māori Womens Development Inc who have been on this journey with us in Aotearoa, NZ. Read more about their continued success HERE.


    #rise2025 is a ten year journey that started in Aotearoa (New Zealand) on the 9 Dec 2015 with five key outcomes to achieve:

    • By 2017 100 Māori, Pacific Island and Asian women will complete the #rise2025 accredited ICF training programme
    • By 2017 #rise2025 will launch in Australia for Aboriginal women
    • By 2017 #rise2025 will launch in Middle East for Muslim women
    • By 2018 #rise2025 will launch in Canada for First nations women
    • By 2025 #rise2025 will positively impact 100,000 indigenous women and girls globally

    #rise2025 key benefits for our community, corporate and country partners:

    • Build diverse and inclusive leadership talent through coaching as a corporate and community culture
    • Enhance your existing leadership programmes by building coaching into your strategic talent development plans
    • Invest in leaders to acquire next century coaching skills as a leadership style
    • Develop a thriving business aligned to your expertise, experience, values and lifestyle
    • Acquire an internationally recognised coach credential following the #rise2025 accredited ICF programme

    #rise2025 participants gain international recognition as an Associate Certified Coach

    Upon completing the following requirements, you will receive an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coach Federation. The programme includes everything you need:

    • 8 days of face-to-face training time
    • 200+ hours of time commitment over 12 months
    • 7 hours of online group mentoring
    • 3 hours of 1-2-1 coach mentoring
    • 100 hours of coaching in community, whanau, teams, business over 12 months
    • 3 hour online coach knowledge assessment (CKA)
    • You require 70% to pass the CKA

    #rise2025 Investment options

    Our special early bird rate ends on August 28. The regular rate begins August 29. Registration is open until September 27.

    1. Special Early Bird Rate: $7,750 + GST (A savings of $700!), must be paid in-full.
    2. Regular Rate: $8,450 + GST (NZD) to reach an international standard of coaching. Payments in-full highly encouraged and we have an installment plan available upon request.
    3. We offer 6 month and 12 month payment plans.

    Register today using the form at the top of this page. Do you have questions and want to speak to us? Email info@rise2025.com and we will be in touch. 

    We look forward to having you part of this incredible leadership and coaching programme.



    Who are the women in charge?

    Rachel Petero brings her entrepreneurial talent and coaching expertise alongside her strong identity with Tainui-Waikato to the table of global organisations. In June 2015 she returned to Aotearoa from Qatar with her husband John after 15 years abroad in the UK and Middle East. Rachel successfully led award winning Talent and Leadership and Gender Diversity transformation programmes for Graduates, Women and up to Board level in multiple industry sectors. On 23 November 2015 in the West Foyer of Parliament she will launch #rise2025 coaching and leadership for indigenous women alongside her first of many clients Maori Women’s Development Inc. #rise2025 is a ten year global strategy to positively impact 100,000 indigenous women and girls by 2025.

    Jeanine Bailey works between Qatar and Australia and brings with her International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited coach, Institute Leadership of Management (ILM) accredited trainer, Extended DISC (behavioral profiling) accredited provider, Appreciative Inquiry (facilitation process) accredited and NLP Master Practitioner. Jeanine is a consummate professional with a deep appreciation for all cultures and trusted partner of RP Enterprise Group Ltd.
    Jeanine has over 20 years professional experience working with multi-national, blue chip, influential organizations in Qatar, UK and Australia as an executive and life coach, trainer, facilitator, communications consultant, business development manager, marketer and recruiter across a variety of industries, professions and cultures. She is the co-founder of Empower World, a coaching and leadership company in Qatar.

    Interested in Rachel's Executive Coaching Programmes? CLICK HERE