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Empowering Asian Women Professionals

I specialize in coaching Asian Women Professionals to break through the bamboo ceiling and rise to the next level of leadership. I help Asian Women Professionals manage cultural stereotypes and bias, deal with impostor syndrome, develop skills to speak up and get their voice heard, as well as navigate office politics, get sponsorship and gain visibility. I enable Asian Women Professionals to find clarity in their life and work purpose and vision, uncover what motivates and drives them, and scale new peaks based on their passions and strengths.I help Asian Women Professionals build confidence, manage their inner critic, develop their executive presence, and build their personal brand. I support them to achieve work-life balance, incorporate self-care and build a sustainable lifestyle without burning out. Through my personalized coaching, I empower Asian women professionals to leverage their cultural values as strengths, and become authentic leaders true to their identity.  As a professionally-trained executive coach, experienced business strategy and partnerships leader, and a first-generation Asian woman immigrant, I can relate and listen intently to the challenges and aspirations of many people, and create a confidential space to help them on a wide range of topics, including career development, professional skills, navigating office politics, as well as diversity and inclusion.

Denise Ang Coaching & Consulting


Denise Ang

Certified Coach

Advisor & Speaker

Experienced Business Strategy and Partnerships Leader

I have over 20 years of global experiences in Asia, UK and the US. I am a business strategy and partnerships leader with strategic vision and proven ability to execute and deliver exceptional results, and an effective communicator who establishes strategic alliances, champions ideas and builds consensus in cross-product and cross-functional teams.

I have made several pivots in my career spanning across the public and private sectors with a broad range of portfolios that include engineering, leadership and talent development, culture and organization, environment, finance, security, real estate, health strategy consulting, as well as business strategy and partnerships in mobile, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Internet of Things (IoT).

I am excited about making technology accessible to everyone and currently works on establishing strategic partnerships for Android and Assistant in Google to bring the next generation of technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), to billions of devices. Prior to joining Google, I have led cross-functional teams across product management, engineering, legal and finance to drive growth, monetization, strategy and partnerships for an extensive spectrum of products in hardware, software and big data, as well as developed strategic partnerships with technology companies.

Certified Coach and Leadership Development Expert

I am a Certified Coach with the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) certification awarded by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). I am also certified with the Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) accreditation with the Center for Executive Coaching, an ICF-accredited program. I have coached many professionals and leaders to navigate their challenges and scale new peaks in their careers.


I have extensive experience in leadership development, talent management and organizational development. I led a large-scale change agenda in a global real estate and hospitality company through charting global strategies in talent management and organizational development initiatives across 20 countries and 70 cities in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. I also led a 20-person department responsible for developing talents and senior leaders in the public sector, where I created and launched programs for high potential professionals, and established behavioral-based development center and executive coaching programs for leaders. In addition, I have advised on development centers for the CEOs of non-profit organizations.

Passionate Diversity and Inclusion Leader

I am passionate about diversity and inclusion issues of Asian Women and advancing the professional development of Asian Women in the technology community in the United States and beyond. I founded the Asian Women Empowerment (AWE) Network to advance Asian Women professionals in technology and business, and to promote the representation of Asian Women in leadership. I am also an advisor to startups and a mentor to Asian Women professionals in the technology community.

Coaching, Consulting & Speaking Focus Areas

  • Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

  • Becoming an Authentic Asian Woman Leader

  • Managing Cultural Stereotypes and Bias

  • Leveraging Culture and Identity

  • Speaking Up and Getting Heard

  • Work-Life Balance, Self-Care and Managing Burnout

  • Life Coaching

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Purpose and Values

  • Strengths and Motivations

  • Success in a New Role

  • Communication with Confidence

  • Influence and Networking

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Business Execution and Operation Excellence

  • Navigating Office Politics

  • Impostor Syndrome and Self-Confidence

  • Getting Sponsorship and Gaining Visibility

  • Influence Without Authority

  • Career Development, Transitions or Pivots

  • Executive Presence

  • Personal Branding

  • Leadership Development

  • Strategic Thinking and Innovation Mindset

  • Promotion and Performance Management

  • Difficult Conversations and Negotiations

  • Navigating Ambiguities and Complexities

  • Formulating Business Strategies

  • Accelerating Revenue Growth

  • Establishing Strategic Partnerships

Qualifications and Certifications

  • MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Masters in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London

  • Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School

  • Positive Psychology Specialization, University of Pennsylvania - Coursera

  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC). International Coach Federation (ICF)

  • Certified Executive Coach, ACSTH & ACTP, Center for Executive Coaching, ICF-accredited program

  • Senior Professional in HR, HR Certification Institute

MIT Sloan School of Management
Stanford University
Harvard Law School
ICF Certified Executive Coach
ICF Certified Executive Coach ACC
Certified Executive Coach CEC ACTP
Imperial College of London
Certified Executive Coach CEC
University of Pennsylvannia
Certified HR Professional
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