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Melissa Andrada

Creative Executive Coach, Strategic Advisor & Spiritual Teacher

London

Melissa Andrada is a creative strategic L&D consultant, leadership coach, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator and writer collaborating with organizations that have included Amazon, Government of Oman and AXIS dance to scale equity and education.

Melissa is the former Chief Operations Officer of Learnerbly, a VC-backed startup based in London that helps creative organizations accelerate the growth of their people. She frequently gives interactive motivational talks focused on communities that have been historically excluded (LGBTQ2IA+, women, people of color) at organizations that include The New York Times, Google and Out in Tech.

As a queer Filipina American born in Nigeria who came to the States as an undocumented immigrant, Melissa brings an interdisciplinary, multicultural approach to the workplace where creativity, diversity, and strategy intersect.

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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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Grow Your Confidence & Executive Presence

Grow Your Confidence & Executive Presence

Learn how to bring out the most powerful essence of yourself to be taken seriously in the boardroom, get the job, promotion or funding you need, speak your truth on a public stage.

9 Times

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

Leadership Skills for Rising Managers

Leadership Skills for Rising Managers

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

6 Times

Collaborative Leadership for Rising Managers Bootcamp

Collaborative Leadership for Rising Managers Bootcamp

Learn how you can build a collaborative leadership practice through 3 critically important tools: psychological safety, radically honest feedback and powerful 1-to-1 conversations.

5 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

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!

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.

Radically Authentic Leadership: Owning Your Story Can Change the World

Radically Authentic Leadership: Owning Your Story Can Change the World

The highest performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety. Making others feel safe starts with making yourself feel safe -- and that means owning your story.

Confidence Can Change the World

Confidence Can Change the World

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

Be Radically Honest to Get What You Want

Be Radically Honest to Get What You Want

We know honesty is at the heart of strong work relationships but why is it so hard to say what we need to say? How we can be real in a way that fosters rather than breaks trust?

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.

How to Leverage Your Network to Get What You Want

How to Leverage Your Network to Get What You Want

Learn how to build the right community to achieve your dreams - whether it is starting a business, landing a job you love or running a successful crowdfunding campaign!

Leverage Your Network to Get What You Want

Leverage Your Network to Get What You Want

How can you leverage your network to get what you want? How can you build the right community to achieve your dreams?

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.

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.

Teach at GA

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