Business Coach, Career Coach, Women's Coach
Website: Divya Parekh
Location: USA. Works with clients globally.
Languages: English, Hindi
Free Consultation: I am pleased to offer new clients a Complimentary Coaching Session
A professional who values people, Divya Parekh has expertise and knowledge of real world business and has a proven record of success. She has worked on the international level with leaders, achievers, and entrepreneurs. She understands the true power of business partnerships and believes that the key to a successful partnership is the relationship.
Working with corporate leaders and cross-functional groups, she is able to transform them into high-performing, collaborative teams. Divya works strategically to motivate employees individually to cultivate interdependence between themselves and their internal and external customers to achieve a combined mastery in connectivity and alignment. Her experience and success allow her to guide leaders, teams, trainers, and professionals through complex business and personal challenges.
With entrepreneurs, Divya cultivates within them the exponential power in developing an in-depth understanding of their business partners and how to foster nine key business relationships into success. She has provided her services many times in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds on how to seed, grow and sustain solid relationships resulting in mutual success.
Divya brings over 25 years of rich and varied experience; including roles as a university associate professor, scientist, biotechnology professional, and as a global business and leadership coach. She merges her biopharmaceutical career with her extensive experience as a coach, author, consultant, and speaker. Her passion for coaching and desire to make a positive impact on people led her to develop effective evidence-based leadership and partnership programs.
Due to her coaching and consulting work, Divya Parekh has become a veteran scientific and leadership presenter at bio-pharmaceutical and business conferences. She has the ability to connect with audiences across all industries. Her appearances receive rave reviews.
DAV University and California State University of Fullerton awarded Divya her post-graduate certificate in biochemistry. The International Coach Academy (ICA) certified her as a coaching and learning leader. She is also certified as a Certified Professional Coach by ICA, and Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation.
Worldwide Branding recognized Divya as VIP of the Year in 2013 for showing dedication, leadership, and excellence in leadership coaching. NAPW acknowledged her as a VIP Woman of the Year in 2014 for outstanding leadership and commitment in coaching. Additionally, Continental Who’s Who named her as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of coaching and consulting. Divya has been covered in the media by Women of Distinction Magazine, BBC.com, CBS News, Haeretz.com, IGN, Daily Mirror, Daily News NY, Reuters, Slate.com, The Independent, TooFab, and USA Today.
As a writer, she co-authored the international best-selling book, The Voyage to Your Vision. In addition, other books she wrote are Stress Management, Mindfulness Mastery, Critical Thinking, Candid Critique, Appreciative Inquiry, Leadership and Influence, and Emotional Intelligence.
- National Association of Female Executives
- Leadership Workshops in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Organizations for EHDI
"Divya is extremely dedicated to bringing out the inner leader that her clients and colleagues possess. She has a curious mindset which allows her to connect with people on a deeper level. Divya’s ability to awaken sleeping giants is what makes her sought after, so having her want to work with me was flattering. As a collaborator, she’s an incredible asset and generous with her wisdom. "
Tajuana RossClick, #1 Best Selling Author • Keynote Speaker
"I met Divya during the phase in my life when I wanted to invest some time in myself to understand my strength and solidify my passion about what I value most. It was obvious that I was ready to be coached. I like her methodical approach for introspection. She asked me questions that helped me paint both an ideal and a realistic picture of my daily life, identify my core values and things that would make me happy in the long run. She was a keen observer of my mood, facial expression and body language. These qualities are so unique to Divya and part of what makes her successful as a coach. "
Sathya Ganesan, PhD, RAC Manager, Regulatory Affairs at PPD
"Divya is inspiring, empowering, caring and extremely committed to the success of others. She inspired me to advance my coaching skills through a rigorous training process and has been instrumental in my having nearly completed an intense 18-month coach certification program. I'm grateful for Divya and would highly recommend working with her to advance your career path!
Todd Mauney, CPC, GCC, CBC, CFI Veteran Strategic Coach, Trainer, Speaker & Author
"Divya is insightful, an idea generator, and creative. She is able to synthesize information and is great at bringing concepts and themes together. Divya is able to lead, create a vision and a path to follow. She is a very good communicator and project manager. "
Allison Fisher Career Coach and Advisor, Myers-Briggs Facilitator
"Divya is very focused and spiritual. She is competent in helping you find answers from within and help you attain your goals. When I worked with her, she always went out of her way to help ensure we were not only meeting our goals but also that I was happy and satisfied with the outcome. She always encouraged and motivated me to take a moment to pat on celebrate accomplishments; something most of us have hard time doing. Her coaching helped me find different ways to focus in challenging situations. "
Sharmilee Patel, Associate Director, Customer Program Management at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
"I appreciated collaborating with Divya as she brought various strengths to the table. She has strong critical thinking skills and a logical mind, which she tempers with empathy and compassion. She kept us focused and made sure that we stayed on task. She has vision, but more than this, she has the drive and intention to meet her goals. Working with Divya has been a pleasure and I am glad I had this opportunity. "
Tonya Pomerantz, Certified Professional Coach with Puddle Jump Coaching
"Divya has a strong desire to help others and is willing to go above and beyond what is expected. She is an Ambassador at the International Coach Academy and helps many new students in a self-directed learning environment. Divya has coached them to create the shift from feeling overwhelmed to a place where they are ready to take charge and move forward with their studies.
As the Career Coaching Group Leader for ICA, Divya has shown leadership by facilitating group calls for current and aspiring Career Coaches from around the globe. She shows them how to "walk the talk", keep the interests of clients as the top priority, and work through any issues or questions they may have. "
Kelly Smales, CPC, ACC Program Advisor at International Coach Academy
"I have known Divya for several years and have always found her to be a true visionary. She is strategic, honorable, non-judgmental and most importantly, values-based driven.
Divya is also unwavering in her commitment to others. This has been demonstrated many times in her roles leading group-coaching calls for ICA, being the facilitator of mastermind groups for other coaches, and as a leadership coach doing one-to-one coaching sessions. Divya helps others recognize their strengths and see past obstacles often perceived as insurmountable. "
Bill Benoist, Career Coach | Leadership Coach |Team Building
"I attended a one-day workshop Divya organized for working women and found it to be very inspiring, practical and helpful. I walked away thinking I need to start "sitting at the table" and making my opinions known. Divya is a very caring, supportive and hardworking professional. I highly recommend her."
Susan Rabideau, QA Manager at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, U.S.A., LLC
"Divya Parekh is a remarkable person who brings great intelligence, warmth, and insight to everything she does. Divya is serious in helping her clients invest in their future where she partners on a level that gives them the space to explore, expand and focus on the critical parts that will help them achieve their goals while overcoming roadblocks. Divya works with people to find their inner leader and express it in everything they do. She creates the safe harbor so her clients can ‘test the waters’ while knowing the shore is close by. I would recommend Divya to everyone who is committed to understanding themselves better and devoted to making a difference in their world."
Betsy A. Haas, CEO Esteemed Human Development International, Inc.