Founder at Lead with Brilliance
“Coach Ahalya is the Founder of Lead with Brilliance where she coaches ambitious leaders of startups and forward-thinking corporations. She focuses on helping leaders be more effective at having difficult conversations; influencing those whom they previously struggled to engage; and inspiring their teams to produce better results.
With 12 years of experience in organizational development and executive coaching and training. Coach Ahalya is a Forbes contributor on the topic of leadership; has spoken and coached at Google and the Women in Tech Summit; and her web show has gained an international following with over a million views. She is known for making a difference in a single interaction with her engaging style and vibrant presence.
Ahalya’s career path is unique – by her mid-20s as a woman of color among primarily white, male executives, she had successfully led countless executive team sessions and trainings and became a certified coach through the Coaches Training Institute. With a passion for developing visionary young leaders, Ahalya moved from Toronto to San Francisco to work with Silicon Valley’s tech executives and leaders, after calling it quits on a coaching app she worked on for a year. She strongly believes that empowered men empower women and views her work with men leaders as a critical contribution to inclusion and diversity in the tech industry.
Ahalya graduated from the Ivey School of Business in Canada and is an active member of the International Coaches Federation – SF Bay Area Chapter.”