Paula Stewart “gave me more motivation.”
I mostly appreciated being comfortable talking to Mahama. Coaching was highly beneficial for me.
El señor Mahama es un excelente coach muy comprometido en sus enseñanzas. Fue un placer trabajar con el!!!” / “Mr. Mahama is an excellent coach – very devoted to his teachings. It was a pleasure working with him!
Anela is a deep listener. Coaching just generally rocks. It’s a sounding board and added perspective.
J is a great coach. I appreciated the opportunity to grow.
Mrs. AnDrea is such an emotional life saver. I truly appreciate her and everything she does for me. Conversations and sessions with her are like a breath of fresh air. I am so thankful for a beautiful individual to coach me in so many ways . From education to life to entrepreneurship – you name it AnDrea has the bomb guidance and I love her for it.
Iris Podschun, PCC (they/them) has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit leadership, including as an Executive Director. They love to support coaching participants to connect deeply with individual and collective resilience. Coaching sessions with Iris can also include virtual bodywork using breath, sound, and movement to support the body to take new actions.
AnDrea Neal, CPC overcame many obstacles in her life. With her triumph came growth and an awakening of her purpose. Her healing birthed a passion to assist women and children, and she is now a Healing Coach. She endorses the belief that “Those closest to the challenge, are closest to the solution.”
Zimbabwe Davies (he/him) is a Motivational Speaker/Philanthropist and Certified Community Coach who spends his spends time involved in philanthropy work in Oakland and Coaching Communities, with the intention of helping people thrive.
Kamela Stewart (she/her/ya’ll) works as a Housing and Coaching Manager supporting young people in the Bay Area. While working with current and former foster youth, Kamela found Coaching to be the catalyst her clients need to successfully catapult them towards their goals and vision.
Kelli King-Jackson (she/her) has 20 years of experience working with nonprofits and foundations. As she advanced professionally, Kelli found few women of color in leadership positions. This led her to develop a coaching practice that centers women of color as leaders.
Bidisha Banerjee, PCC (she/her) is an embodied leadership coach who supports clients to balance left-brain and right-brain ways of knowing. She created the Heart, Head, and Hands curriculum which trained emerging leaders worldwide to connect with themselves, collaborate across differences, and work for our common humanity. Bidisha Hindi botti hai. Bidisha Bangla boley.
Anela Barboza, PCC (she/they/oia) is deeply committed to creating balance within identity and cultural exploration, and blending our roots with our environment to move through personal transformation and healing. Anela’s is shaped by her living experience as a second generation diasporic kanaka maoli (Native Hawaiian), born and raised in a predominantly white, gentrified community.
Anjali Sawhney (she/her) is a Certified Integral Life Coach from New Ventures West in San Francisco and a trained Leadership Embodiment Teacher (somatic coaching based on Aikido & Mindfulness).
Mahama Nyankamawu, MPA (he/him) is a professional executive coach and facilitator whose mission is to empower the long-term wellbeing of leaders. He specializes in helping leaders to see with “new eyes” so that they may increase the joy in their lives and make a bigger impact in the world. El habla español.
Julianna/ J. Sikes, PCC (they/them) With over 20 years of coaching experience, Julianna engages clients in conversation, exploration, and physical practices, which help clients discover longings, foster deeper connections, enhance leadership skills, effectively resolve conflicts, and live fully in their bodies.
Paula Stewart (she/her) says, “Coaching has provided me with the opportunity to heal and grow. I desire all of the people in low-income housing and underserved communities to heal and grow, to know that they deserve to know their authentic selves and understand their power and strength. Coaching supports them to learn to love themselves and take flight.”
Kapi`olani A. Laronal, MA, Ed., (she/her) is an educator, athlete, life coach, and consultant who teaches Indigenous approaches to positive change by using traditional teachings and knowledge to support personal and community transformation and growth.
Darren Jones, EdD, BCC (he/him) – As a coach, Darren seeks to empower the coaching relationship by holding each client naturally, creative, resourceful, and whole so that each person can achieve the growth, development, and transformation they are seeking. He serves as a partner, creating space for self-discovery and exploration while increasing awareness of possibilities.
Mónica García (she/her) is passionate about healing, for her communities and for the planet. She is an ICF-Accredited Holistic Career and Life Coach from the Institute for Career Coaching. Mónica habla Español.
Zayd Abdul-Karim, known as “Dr. Z,” is a leader in transformative learning, personal growth, and professional development. His message of positivity, happiness and super leadership inspires people to feel empowered, develop an invincible mindset, and achieve meaningful goals.
Alicia Romero, Ph.D. (ella) ofrece coaching desde una perspectiva cultural, prácticas reflexivas y de justicia social. Su visión del coaching es crear espacios de autorealización, crecimiento y logros de metas, desde las potencialidades, identidades y diferencias. En la búsqueda del bienestar, el equilibrio, la resiliencia y la sanación cultural.