Areas of Expertise
Executive Coaching, Leadership, Career, Life Transitions, Fulfillment, Facilitation
Amanda is a Leadership Development Professional and Executive Coach who empowers people to reach their full potential. She helps individuals to uncover their authentic selves so they can make more courageous decisions in their lives and careers. Amanda inspires people to push beyond their current limitations and recognize their true impact in the world.
Amanda has followed her passions and talents to reinvent her career several times, from Advertising to Nature Conservation to Leadership Development and most recently, diving into Entrepreneurship. She is passionate about lifelong learning and continues to evolve and expand her abilities – both through formal channels (e.g. EMBA, Certificate in Change Leadership, Co-Active Coach Training) and non-formal (e.g. traveling extensively through Asia, Latin America, North America, and Europe). Amanda continues to push outside of her own comfort zone to integrate across cultures and borders, and to truly immerse in the beauty and challenges that come from cross-cultural communication.
Amanda is invigorated by clients who are ready to make big changes, no matter where they currently stand in the change spectrum; and who are looking for a champion to bring them to the next leap forward in their professional or personal life.
> Associate Certified Coach (ACC), International Coaching Federation (ICF)
> Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
> Chair, The Coaching Fellowship Alumni Committee
> Certificate in Change Leadership, Cornell University
> Executive MBA, IE Business School
> Certified in Task Cycle Assessment - 360 Feedback, The Booth Company
> Designed learning programs for organizations such as World Bank Group, World Economic Forum, UNICEF, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
> Amanda was born and raised in New York, and has lived in New Orleans, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Asuncion, and Berlin
> She is crazy about animals and nature, and shares her home with two fluffy Norwegian Forest Cats
> Amanda can always be found traveling and diving into new cultures. She has traveled to 61 countries!
“Amanda Parker offers a toolbox of skills that help identify and unblock self-limiting set of beliefs. Her natural curiosity, her engaging warmth and her abundant enthusiasm make her a great coach to work with. Amanda is mindful of time and diligent with commitment. I would highly recommend her as a coach.” - Screenwriter, Female, 30s
"Amanda is an inspiring coach to work with. She provides a safe and supportive environment, and I trust her fully. I had been carrying some guilt around for a while, which blocked moving forwards. We spent time working on this and through her coaching, I could go much deeper. Felt a lightness and clarity after our sessions. Her coaching is a powerful experience." - Business Owner, female, 30s
"Your coaching style is very powerful - pushing me and pushing me. I didn't even know what coaching was and you pushed me to come up with answers on my own. So powerful" - Senior Executive, female, 60's