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Ahalya Kumaran, HBA'04

ahalya kumaran
Leadership and Career Coach/Founder, innerOli

Ahalya Kumaran is an acclaimed leadership and career coach, speaker and author and the Founder of innerOli. She works primarily with ambitious professionals and entrepreneurs who want to make a meaningful difference and make money while doing what they love. Ahalya is widely recognized for her authentic, engaging and energizing style and is frequently described as ‘wise beyond her years’. Ahalya’s training programs inspire hundreds of professionals and entrepreneurs to put their best foot forward and make a greater impact.

At age 25, Ahalya had her quarter-life crisis and after a powerful coaching session with her own coach, she left her enviable consulting job to spend 8 months away from everything she was comfortable with to embark on a journey to ‘find herself’. Ahalya was blessed to recognize her unique talents and find a career that would allow her to make a difference and make money doing what she loves. Experiencing firsthand that it’s possible to do good, follow a passion and make money at the same time, Ahalya is committed to helping others do the same across the world.

Ahalya’s clients describe her as insightful, intuitive, and action-oriented. With her clients’ best interests in mind, Ahalya powerfully and elegantly challenges and moves her clients to do whatever it takes to tap into their potential and get the results they really want.

Ahalya has almost a decade of experience as a consultant working with executives and leaders in mid to large-sized organizations of all sectors where she quickly built credibility as an authority in leadership and career management. Ahalya’s fascination with career paths and life stories has led to a wealth of knowledge about what it takes to make a positive impact and live a fulfilling life.

Ahalya is a certified coach with skills and experience that equip her to quickly extract the core of what her clients truly want and what’s getting in their way. Ahalya also holds an Honours Degree in Business Administration from Ivey at the University of Western Ontario. Ahalya’s business acumen and strategic thinking coupled with her own experiences as a consultant, leader and business owner enable her to navigate through all areas of business including the private, nonprofit, or public sectors, as well as entrepreneurship.

Ahalya also teaches the violin and has performed with world-renowned and award-winning artists. She supports several causes by attending fundraisers and donating her time and expertise amidst a full schedule. Ahalya is particularly passionate about her work with Future Possibilities, a nonprofit organization that helps children discover their own leadership potential and achieve goals that make a positive impact. Ahalya also loves to travel, spend time with loved ones, dine out, listen to world music, watch movies, read and sleep! She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband in her dream home by the lake.

Learn more about Ahalya at www.ahalyakumaran.com.


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