“Working with Vega has been an absolute pleasure and a major boost to my professional career, my confidence, and to my ability to manage stress and manage my time better. What I liked best about working with Vega is that she was a great listener who could help me sort out and orient myself in both my personal and professional life. I particularly enjoyed the strategies and plans we had that allowed me to see the great wealth of resources I have at my disposal already.

“Vega’s background in business and her knowledge and commitment to LGBTQ communities of color was something that I highly valued as she was able to see where I was coming from in my professional and academic pursuits. It was extremely useful that she could give great insider perspective, which straddled these two areas. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking to truly build a great path for themselves and who would like to work with someone who is reliable, helpful and can guide anyone who has a drive to do great things, big or small.” — Sydney Baloue, Sciences Po – London School of Economics | MA-MSc Urban Policy

“Vega was a welcome addition to my personal and professional development journey. She is an extraordinary coach whose keen listening skills created multiple opportunities for me to identify and move through barriers that were keeping me from fully engaging in my work AND my life. If you are looking for an executive coach who is collaborative and leads you to very practical plans to reach your goals, Vega is the coach for you.” — Kim Hunt, Executive Director, Pride Action Tank

“Over a several months-long coaching engagement, Vega supported me compassionately and skillfully at every step of the way — from articulating my goal, to charting a path of action, to readjusting when I hit setbacks, to helping me celebrate and learn from reaching my goal. Vega’s coaching approach was instrumental to my successful outcomes. She clearly listened and thought deeply about my challenges and thoughts. Vega used different approaches in each coaching session while also adjusting in the moment based on what emerged for me. She balanced this variation and flexibility with regular touchstones or rituals she built into our sessions, like centering and reflecting at the start, and always checking in on action plans and setting new goals. Vega’s ability to facilitate my thinking and decision-making process in relation to my personal values was particularly impactful for me as someone whose life decisions are inextricably tied to my social values. Throughout our entire coaching relationship, I always felt like I was in the “driver’s seat”, with every decision in my hands and Vega never telling me “what to do” or passing judgement. Not only am I thrilled at the progress and outcomes I was able to make through this coaching period, but I am also equally grateful to know that Vega is available as a resource in the future, and to be able to recommend her to others as a coach.” — Jeanne Rewa, Experiential Trainer/Facilitator/Organizer, and Board Member, Training for Change

“About a year ago I was in a state of transition in my life. Vega was the most supportive, thoughtful, and empathetic coach I could have chosen to help me during an otherwise stressful time. She has a wealth of knowledge about the nonprofit sector, organizational dynamics, and experience that she brings to the table. But none of her experience is imposed on you as a client. Vega is truly a guide. I went from feeling anxious and underprepared before our call to, at the end, feeling inspired and in control of my situation. If you’re trying to make a change in your life and you aren’t sure where to start, I really recommend coaching with Vega.” — Anj Chaudhry, Board Member, NQAPIA (Nationally Queer Asian/Pacific Islander Alliance)

“Vega is an very thoughtful and perceptive coach! I worked with her as I was contemplating a significant career transition. Over the course of four phone sessions, my conversations with Vega supported me to introspect on larger questions about my life purpose and vision. Her questions helped me imagine a sense of possibility. At the same time, she supported me to remain focused on taking practical steps and making short-term goals to move forward. And through it all, I was very much in charge of my own process. I highly recommend Vega as a coach for career and life decisions/transitions. I also strongly recommend attending her Intentional Life Planning Workshop!” — Sahar Romani, Poet and Lecturer in Anthropology, New York University

“Vega was awesome to work with. She encouraged me to speak candidly, and addressed my insecurities as I voiced them. Though friendly and open, Vega also takes coaching very seriously. It was easy to see during my conversations with her that she is incredibly passionate about the work that she does, and she feels strongly about the success of her students. Great experience!” –Brianna, Poet and education professional, Chicago, IL

“Vega is an amazing listener and a very soothing personality. I wasn’t sure what to expect from our Q&A session but she eliminated my nervousness with her knowledge of the non-profit arena. She opened me eyes to other avenues in non-profit to explore and helped me to manage my job search time better with her action plan that she designed for me.  I was very impressed by her sincerity in my future goals. I look forward to working with her again.” — Marie, Nonprofit leader, Charlotte, NC

“Vega is an highly skilled coach, who brings a wealth of experience to her work with clients. I worked with her regarding both personal and professional issues where I truly felt stuck. At the outset of our work together, Vega made it clear that she wasn’t going to “tell me what to do.” Instead, she would actively listen and make appropriate suggestions for exercises or frameworks that would empower me to work through the challenges on my own. Although I was initially skeptical that the answers could be uncovered from within, once our sessions started, that concern was alleviated. After every session I felt like I truly had an important realization or breakthough and was excited to take the next step. Vega is an incredibly thoughtful, deliberate, and warm person, which makes it easy to approach sensitive subjects and talk about issues that may be hard to express. I would recommend her to anyone who is working through a tough challenge and looking for a fresh perspective.” — Nonprofit professional, Philadelphia, PA

“Vega excels at providing a holistic coaching experience. I felt instantly comfortable with her; she is very thoughtful and calming. Vega helped me realize my current feelings of burnout and identified how to avoid this in the future. Additionally, she helped me pinpoint the one crucial skill I need to focus on to move my desired career forward. We then created a plan so that I can continue to develop this skill. She also had great insights about going back to school, should I choose that path.” — Julia, Advertising professional, Brooklyn, NY

“Vega was great, she was so helpful in helping me hone some key talking points that better reflected my work experience and helping me communicate in a more professional, articulate way. She also worked with me on some interview prep run throughs – which went a long way in helping me find my current job!” — Heather, Project Manager, Seattle, WA