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Melissa Andrada

Creative L&D Leader and Coach

London

Melissa Andrada is a leadership coach and strategy consultant who is passionate about empowering people to be their best selves. She was most recently the COO of Learnerbly, a VC-backed startup based in London that helps companies accelerate the growth of their people. She co-founded the corporate learning arm of the creative consultancy Wolff Olins where she was a lead strategist in both their NYC and London offices working with clients that include Skype, Smithsonian and World Animal Protection. One of her favourite projects was co-creating the original strategic vision for the MOOC provider FutureLearn and their first course, which has reached 100,000+ people. She also teaches classes at General Assembly on how to find your dream job and how to be a leader people want to work with. She’s also a board advisor for f(i), a diversity and inclusion consultancy run by the former head of D&I at KPMG.

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Finding Your Dream Job

Finding Your Dream Job

In this workshop you’ll analyze what it is that makes up your ideal job, and how to best communicate and develop your elevator pitch.

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Brand Strategy Jumpstarter: How to Focus to Get People to Care

Brand Strategy Jumpstarter: How to Focus to Get People to Care

A strong brand explains why you exist in the world—it will get you noticed, build your community and make you money.

7 Times

Be the leader people want to work with

Be the leader people want to work with

Learn how you can articulate a unique vision with clear goals that simultaneously gives your team autonomy and creative freedom.

3 Times

Confidence is a Work in Progress

Confidence is a Work in Progress

No matter your seniority, experience, or privilege, no one feels confident 100% of the time. Confidence is always a work in progress.

2 Times

Pursuing a Career You Love (Santa Monica)

Pursuing a Career You Love (Santa Monica)

In this workshop you’ll analyze what it is that makes up your ideal job, and how to best communicate and develop your elevator pitch.

2 Times

Naming Your Startup

Naming Your Startup

Strong names take a stand. In this class, you'll learn how to name your product or company the right way.

The Best of General Assembly: Spring Sessions

The Best of General Assembly: Spring Sessions

Spring time. Let's celebrate. We're bringing you the best of our 2013 spring offerings and a peak at what's next in business, technology and design.

Finding a Fulfilling Career

Finding a Fulfilling Career

Join us for a fascinating, practical talk that will offer you steps to find a fulfilling career.

Starting Up: A Workshop for Mums

Starting Up: A Workshop for Mums

This workshop is designed for mums who want to get back into business but aren't sure where to begin.

GA and UP Global Present Mentor-preneurship: Finding and Being a Mentor

GA and UP Global Present Mentor-preneurship: Finding and Being a Mentor

Reinventing the wheel is never necessary: whether you're serving as a mentor or looking for one, it's all been done before. Come here from mentors and mentees on mentorship!

Teach at GA

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