Paulette Rao is a leadership coach at major corporations around the world. As founder of True
North Resources, her coaching consultancy, and as a Board and Master Certified coach,
Paulette works with senior executives, high potentials, and emerging leaders to help them hone
the skills they need to improve their performance and develop others in their organization
create positive and profitable change. She has gained notoriety working with female leaders to
grow their confidence, executive presence, and leadership skills.

She is certified by New York University as an Executive and Organizational Coach and is an
Adjunct Professor and Curriculum Developer in the Graduate and Diploma Coaching Programs,
where she received the NYU Award for Teaching Excellence. She has achieved the designation
of Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and serves as the Past
President of the New York City ICF Chapter. She is also a Founding Fellow of the Harvard
Institute of Coaching (IOC).