FARAH BALA • Executive and Life Coach
"I believe in the human capacity to unleash its full potential towards growth and change. My goal is to support and maintain socially conscious, empathic leaders whose businesses and initiatives express their desire to leave behind a better world for future generations."
Farah integrates her 20+ years of experience in performance, arts education, facilitation into her work in leadership development, communication & Equity Diveristy & Inclusion.
An Associate Certified Coach with International Coach Federation, Farah integrates Energy Leadership, performance techniques, positive psychology methodologies including Strengths Based Intervention in her work. Her clients are socially conscious, high performing corporate & non-profit executives, creatives, entrepreneurs, who are looking to invest in their personal & professional growth, thereby enhancing their capacity to lead & create more impact in their lives & organizations. They are able to transform their environments of high stress, low productivity and motivation, to one of empowerment, passion and collaboration. Through a robust behavioral transformation at the individual and group-level, businesses are successfully able to sustain growth and progress. She is a faculty coach at various L&D orgs.
As a consultant, Farah has designed and led individual and group programs globally for Fortune 500s and non-profits across all tiers of leadership, across all sectors - finance, law, tech, media, entertainment and beyond.
Speaking engagements: VoiceAmerica.com, Yale University, Ford Foundation, NY Travel Festival, Travel Unity, Adirondack Diversity Initiative Travel Summit, Oregon Shakespeare Fest, As. Am. Arts Alliance, RC Theater. Featured in Umbrage Edition’s national award-winning book, 'Green Card Stories', one of 50 profiles of global immigrants. Farah holds an MFA in Theater from Sarah Lawrence College, & is a graduate of the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) Program. Effective leadership, whether at work or at home, starts with communication. Farah brings her 15+ years of experience in Theater and Arts Education into her work as an Executive and Life Coach, with a focus on Leadership through Communication.