Ja Young is an organizational development consultant and leadership coach based in the Bay Area. She brings over 15 years of experience working with leaders and organizations in the non-profit and education sectors. She believes in the innate wisdom of individuals and groups and uses coaching and facilitation to harness that power for her clients. She supports and challenges leaders and executive teams to develop greater awareness of the conscious and unconscious patterns that compromise their effectiveness and growth. As a facilitator and coach, she brings her passion for equity, transformation, and wholeheartedness to her clients.
She is a certified professional coach, focused on transformational coaching through Leadership That Works. She is an affiliate executive coach through LeaderSpring and the Alvarez Porter Group, and is a part of a network of transformational consultants through the Social Transformation Project. In addition to coaching and consulting, Ja Young is a facilitator and instructor of interpersonal and group dynamics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and The New School in New York City.