Paula Lazo Rivera
Paula brings 19 years of professional experience working in multicultural environments in the fields of Leadership Development, Innovative Entrepreneurship, K-12 Education and Educational Technology.
During her early career years in Chile, she led Education Services within IT companies creating and delivering technology literacy programs for staff and end users. She also developed and delivered technology integration projects in K-12 Education, training students and teachers country wide. Paula was a TV host for an educational show that aired daily in national television.
In 2000 Paula moved to Spain and worked with Grupo Zeta as Head of Education Department consulting in the public and private Education sectors. In Belgium she worked with Europe Unlimited supporting the development of innovative entrepreneurship across Europe.
Paula is a Faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) EMEA office. She is a certified leadership coach, trainer and leadership solutions designer. She has also held previous roles managing global client accounts. In her current role she supports leaders to increase their effectiveness in both 1:1 coaching sessions and program trainings . Paula also consults and partners with clients throughout CCL’s client engagement process to create bespoke leadership development solutions. Paula has worked with numerous Fortune 500 enterprises helping them develop the leadership capabilities required to succeed in their business strategies and create more collaborative, innovative and sustainable organizations.
Some of her areas of expertise include leadership transitions, developing holistically as a leader and change leadership.
Paula was born in Santiago, Chile. She holds an MSc in Pedagogy (with a specialization in English) and a degree in Educational Research from the Catholic University of Chile. She also studied Educational Technology at University of La Frontera. Paula is a graduate coach from Newfield Network Europe and a certified CCL coach. She’s also accredited as a 4Mat® Learning Methodology practitioner (About Learning, Illinois). Paula is certified in Wendy Palmer’s Leadership Embodiment Coach Certification Program and holds certifications and accreditations on different psychometric instruments including FIRO- B, MBTI, WPB5, Strengthscope, Hogan’s suite and CCL’s 360° suite.
Paula is passionate about helping people of all ages become better learners and better leaders maximizing the impact they create in their workplaces and communities.
She is fluent and works in English, French and Spanish