“POET is a way for me to take my life experiences - my expertise as a leader on nonprofit boards, my knowledge of family business, philanthropy and foundations, my ability to create productive environments, my years as an educator and consultant, my proclivity to organize - and use the lessons and skills I’ve learned to coach people to be more effective in their own lives.”
Miranda has been coaching all of her life, so say her friends and colleagues.
Her coaching practice is founded upon Miranda’s skills as a deep listener, an intuitive thinker and as a champion of her clients. She draws upon her background as a teacher, leader, investor, nonprofit consultant and organizer, to deliver professional coaching to her clients around the country.
Most recently, Miranda was a partner at Strategic Perspectives Consulting, working with independent schools and nonprofits in the areas of leadership development, governance and strategic planning. Miranda serves on the management team of HF Partners, LLC, a family investment office. She taught in independent elementary schools for ten years and has been a volunteer leader with numerous Bay Area educational institutions. Most notably, Miranda has served as chair of the boards of Marin Country Day School, The Urban School of San Francisco, Aim High, Marin Ballet, and the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation. She is the immediate past Chair and founder of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education Advisory Board.
Miranda received a B.A. (cum laude) from Williams College, a Multiple Subject Credential and a Masters in Educational Psychology from the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Miranda is a Certified Professional Co-Actice Coach (CPCC), through CTI, The Co-Active Training Institute and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by ICF, International Coach Federation.