“I blend various modalities to create a fun, interactive and outcome driven environment. Everyone is able to laugh, learn, make mistakes and step into action.”
Leslie Brown is using her unique mix of analytical and creative skills to support new and seasoned next generation leaders – those who are working to design innovative systems of support for communities. She believes that moving beyond traditional leadership approaches will revolutionize the way that people work and thrive. “I have dedicated my life to support communities to identify new leadership, increase diversity of voice and choice, incorporate empowerment strategies and promote best practices that foster transformation.”
Leslie currently works as a Community Coach that partners with numerous for profit and nonprofit organizations to support the integration and development of sustainable coaching strategies. Her specialization areas in coaching include: Coach Training, Organizational Coaching Integration, Community Coaching and Trauma Informed Coaching. She also works as the International Program Director for Leadership That Works, a coach training organization that is dedicated to supporting the spread of coaching in communities that have traditional been denied access.
Prior to earning her coaching certification Leslie worked in the nonprofit capacity building sector, supporting projects and teams that promote social justice — she has a background in leadership development, youth development and evaluation. “What brought me to the field of coaching was the idea of supporting deep change while aligning my strengths to support next generation leaders.”
Formerly, Leslie worked as the Director of Coaching at Beyond Emancipation (B:E), an organization that works with youth with experience in the foster and probation system who are emancipating from care. Her role as the 1st Director of Coaching assisted the organization to develop a cutting edge coaching model (CCRW) that recently won an International Coaching Federation (ICF) 2016 Prism Award Honorable Mention.
Leslie received her professional coaching certification through Leadership that Works and holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan. In her free time, Leslie enjoys finding new adventures through traveling, eating delicious food and spending time with family and friends. She also loves laughing, painting and watching Netflix.
Leslie currently resides in Northern California.