Rima Francis: Non-verbal Communication Specialist

 

New York City based Image Stylist, Professional Coach, Presence Trainer and Corporate Etiquette & International Protocol consultant. Rima is a self- confessed addict for intra-cultural diversity and the power of non-verbal communication. By embracing all five skills, she helps her clients communicate a complete and awe making image that is stylish, cross-culturally savvy, and socially and professionally sharp. Her motto in life: “Bringing Positivity and Making a difference” to her clients.

Francis’ brainchild is the first firm world-wide to combine image styling services with professional presence, body-language, etiquette, cultural intelligence and coaching solutions. With outstanding certifications among which the Micro Expression Body Language in METT, Body Language for Entrepreneur, Color Analysis from ICRNY, and studies at Cornell University in New York and the American University of Beirut AUB, this successful Lebanese entrepreneur is the founder of PRO-positives LLC, New York, and has revolutionised the industry by pioneering the integration of intelligent-based image solutions with styling and non- verbal communication. Rima has stood out among many of New York’s fast-paced professionals, artists and diplomats who have sought her unique services; her clients span New York and Beirut, where she regularly shuttles to and from, in addition to working and living for more than 10 years in Canada, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar.

As a Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT, New York) alumna, Rima was trained with New York’s leading image consultants. Remarkably experienced and expert in her field, she is a skilled member in the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and grew her knowledge in Fashion Industry from Parsons School of Design in New York. Regularly involved in New York Fashion Week since 2017, she dressed and styled thousands of looks from Oscar de la Renta, Naeem Khan, Cushnie, Philipp Plein, Boss, Zadig&Voltaire, Joseph, to many more.

With expertise in TV and stage presence, and as an ex- TV presenter, Rima’s remarkable training and coaching skills assist diplomats, politicians, expatriates, celebrities and professionals, along with corporate representatives. She trains political candidates for elections with a unique all- inclusive approach as she ensures a multidisciplinary assistance covering styling, dressing, branding, art direction, public speaking, stage presence and body language. Her ability to spot and understand body language signals, gestures, communication styles and respecting behavioural norms supplemented her path. These passions took her to The Protocol School of Washington (P.S.O.W, Washington D.C) where she graduated as a Business Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant. She is as well certified and qualified in Career Coaching, leading businesses, corporations, and individuals from creation to establishing a business.

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