2023 NOW Conference Coaches

Ai Sakura

I have my own boutique coaching business that focuses on areas of 1:1 Coaching for EQ-2.0, Communication, Compassion, Coping, Emotions, Goals, Gratitude, Grief, Happiness, Meaning & Values, Mindfulness, Mindset, Motivation, Productivity, Resilience, Relationships, Savoring, Self-acceptance, Strengths, and Work & Career.

I also work with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) SF Chapter as the Board and Membership director to increase engagement in the coaching community in the North American region. I studied finance and international business in my BBA and Masters and...

Amanda Cheung (she/her)

Amanda Cheung, M.Ed. is a Career Advisor at Berkeley's School of Information. As a daughter of refugees and a former first-generation student, she understands the challenges that come with intersecting identities when navigating career paths. Amanda has been partnering with students of all ages to support them in achieving their career goals for the past seven years. She graduated with a Master of Education in Student Affairs from UCLA and is currently working on becoming a Board Certified Coach (BCC). Amanda coaches clients using empathy, a strengths-based approach, and a holistic...

Amy Luckey (she/her)

My Coaching journey has been a circuitous one, informed by my personal experiences as much as my professional ones. Crowned as gifted in my childhood, I recently recognized that I have ADHD. With that diagnosis has come incredible clarity, including acceptance of my challenges and celebration of my unique strength: comfort in my own skin.

Having experienced the transformative power of effective coaching, I am committed to creating a nonjudgmental space for clients to explore, grow, and create their own paths through and forward.

I am a former...

Amy Shuman (she/her)

Amy Shuman serves as the Workforce Development Director for the Division of Student Affairs at UC Davis where she leads programs and coaches employees to help them maximize their potential. She is particularly passionate about leadership and empowering people to create a positive workplace culture. Amy has over a decade of human resources management experience and works with leadership on people management, communication, employee engagement, and overall workplace climate. Amy believes we are all on a quest to become the best versions of ourselves, and that process takes time,...

Angela Lindley (she/her)

I am an International Coaching Federation (ICF) - certified, PCC-level coach, and I completed my coach training at UC Davis. I have additional training in DEIB topics and trauma-informed coaching. As an emotional wellness coach, I have experience coaching a diverse pool of clients from around the world, and my particular focus is on strategies to lower anxiety and reduce stress quickly by building awareness of negative thought patterns. I approach each coaching session from a place of deep empathy and curiosity, which allows me to form the strong bonds necessary for a successful...

Angela Stopper (she/her)

Angela is the Chief Learning Officer and Director of the People & Organization Development team at UC Berkeley People & Culture. She has over 20 years of workforce planning and development experience, and is a certified coach and credentialed organization development expert.

BeiBei Song

I am a Result Trained Coach certified by NeuroLeadership Institute. Previously, I was a Career Advisor for MBA students at Stanford Business School, and now coach executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, creators, etc.

Carolyn Lee (she/her)

Carolyn is a graduate of the George Mason University Coaching Program and an executive coach since 2017. She has developed core values workshops and hosted over 80 women of color in 2021. Carolyn is currently hosting workshops specifically for coaches using Qi Gong techniques for better health and more effective coaching. Clients include three non-profit organizations in Uganda and Kenya as well as executive candidates for the US government. A graduate of UC Berkeley in 1975 and she is ICF ACC; DiSC and EQi certified.

Charmaign Lomastro

Charmaign Lomastro is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a Certified Career Services Provider through the National Career Development Association, and a Certified Career Transition Coach through Career Thought Leaders. She brings 20+ years of experience in career development and coaching, workforce development, higher education, and human resources. She supports students and professionals, at various levels, to accelerate their newfound career direction, discover their strengths, and further develop their skill set. Charmaign coaches...

Chris Pollino (he/him)

Chris is an accomplished leader and coach with extensive business, management, and consulting experience who brings a unique background in business and psychology to his coaching and consulting clients. He has held leadership positions in Operations, Finance, Human Resources, and R&D. His experience spans numerous industries including pharmaceutical, biotech, consulting, consumer products, aerospace, telecommunications, and defense. Chris is recognized for his expertise in executive assessment and development, team assessment and development, leadership development, and talent...