Sandra is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She relies on years of experience and training in leadership development, executive coaching, and career advising in both the private and public sectors to assist clients to achieve their professional goals, make teams work more productively, as well as partnering with executives through positive transitions and transformations.
She is passionate about helping leaders at all levels be the best they can be. Sandra is committed to creating a collaborative, trusting and respectful environment where leaders can leverage their strengths, explore new perspectives, and uncover innovative solutions to reach their maximum potential.
Sandra is originally from Panamá where she earned a law degree and later obtained a Master of Laws from Tulane University Law School. She has over 20 years of experience as a career coach, eight of those as the Director of Graduate Career and Professional Development at Georgetown University Law Center. Since July 2014, Sandra has served as an independent contractor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business where she has provided coaching services to students enrolled in the M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., and the Global M.B.A. In addition, she was selected as one of the first external coaches vetted by the Georgetown University Alumni Association to partner with graduates and has served in that capacity for four years.
She is certified as a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Practitioner, as a Certified Mentor Coach, at Using Type in Career Counseling and in the Hogan Assessments Leadership Forecast Series. She is a Value-Added Associate for TTI SI [behaviors (DISC), motivators, acumen, competencies, and emotional intelligence assessments], and is currently working on a Certification in Mindfulness-Based Strategic Awareness (MBSAT). She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Congressional School in Virginia.