About the Speaker:
Paulette Rao, MCC, BCC is a leadership coach and trainer at major corporations around the world. As founder of True North Resources, her coaching consultancy, Paulette helps leaders enhance their own performance as well the performance of their teams while achieving organizational objectives. Paulette’s leadership coaching is informed by her 28 years of experience as a senior executive and marketing leader in corporate America. Her coaching model is a solution-focused, self-directed learning model heavily informed by leadership theory, models and principles, systems science, psychology, change principles, learning theory, and contemporary neuroscience.
Paulette works within a wide scope of industries to help incorporate coaching into their business relationships and communication skills to enhance their management capabilities. Her engagements span the globe including in India, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Israel, Australia, South America, Canada, and the UK.
Client companies run the gamut from Fortune 500 to smaller and mid-size entities including Merck & Co., GSK, EDS, AIG, Apollo Management, McKay Shields, Texas State, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Newell Rubbermaid, Allied Worldwide, and Ansell Healthcare to name just a few.
Paulette was a trainer for Neuro Leadership Institute, Franklin Covey Southeast Asia and Ken Blanchard Companies, three of the highest profile global coaching firms and is currently part of the coaching faculty at Korn Ferry and GSK. Paulette holds a B.A. in Education and an Advanced Leadership Certificate from the Bell Leadership Institute. She is certified by New York University as an Executive and Organizational Coach and is an Adjunct Professor/ Curriculum Developer in the Graduate and Diploma Coaching Programs, where she received the 2014 NYU Violet Award for Teaching Excellence. She has achieved the designation of Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and serves as the Past President of the New York City ICF Chapter. She is a Founding Fellow of the Harvard Institute of Coaching (IOC). Paulette was also inducted into the YWCA’s New York Academy of Women Achiever’s in 2002 for her transformational leadership after the attacks on NYC in September 11, 2001.