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Support Christine to Become a Certified Coach!

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Hello beloved friends, family, and community!

I am beginning my journey of becoming a certified coach through The Academy of Coaching Excellence and am calling in your support!

A Call to Change
After years of being in exhausting cycles of burn out & grief from doing too much and trying to prove I am enough through my work, my coach asked me two seemingly simple questions. "Have you had enough of being burnt out? Are you willing to make a different choice to see what else is possible?"

And so I packed up my life and lived an internationally nomadic life with my husband - all to create space to pause, reflect, and most importantly, to be with myself. It gave me the chance to to rest, attune to my own inner wisdom & intuition, and become clear on how I want to live my life in a way that is aligned with my purpose. While my desire to make a difference through my work remained clear throughout my travels, I also desired to find ways to make my greatest contributions to the world in a way that is more life-giving, sustainable, and joyous. How do I help create the change I want to see in the world in a different, more generative way?

And thus - COACHING.

Why Coaching?
I see coaching as the way I can be most aligned with my life’s intention of being a powerful changemaker, and make my most meaningful contribution in the world.I love people, and I love liberation - coaching is the perfect way to serve both in a way that utilizes my authentic strengths.

I believe in two truths no matter who you are.
1) We all have a desire to be seen as we truly are. And 2) we all have a desire to make a difference.
So much of activism and justice work is rooted in a need & desire to be valued - for people to treat us and others who have been historically oppressed with the dignity & respect that we all deserve. It takes so much from us to constantly work to convince others that we matter, and to really believe it & know it for ourselves (especially for women and BIPOC leaders who carry much of this work forward).

With coaching, I seek to support BIPOC Women or Women of the Global Majority to live authentically in the fullness and power of who we are. This is how we create the change we want to see and move us towards a just & liberated world. Imagine we are all living in our power, knowing we are already ENOUGH - and making decisions & actions in accordance. Releasing the narratives & limitations of who we’ve been taught to be under the harmful hand of the patriarchy, white supremacy, trauma caused by imperialism & colonialism, capitalism, and all the other -isms that continue to keep us oppressed & depressed.

As a coach, I aim to support people to:
  • Remember, reclaim, and return to a deep knowing of who you are truly
  • Attune to your intuition and inner wisdom - and trust it!
  • Examine the ways various forms of dominant culture have shaped our understanding of ourselves, and how you may have internalized these messages in ways that keep you from living authentically in your own truth
  • See how this impacts your relationships, leadership, decisions, and activism in order to take authentic action to change
  • Address internalized narratives & ways of thinking that have kept you from making the difference you want to make in your life and the world

What is Coaching?
Have you ever had the experience of wanting to do something new or really important to you, and then not doing it because you listened tooooo much to that little voice in your head that says “ok but what if…..???” Or having a whole vision & dream of what you want to do and then when it comes time to doing it, it suddenly feels really hard and complicated??

Because SAME.

Coaching is all about helping you to look and see the truth about what you are experiencing, and then taking sweet, small, authentic actions to move past your usual stopping points. Coaching supports people to find their own answers and to take action on matters of importance in their life.

The Academy for Coaching Excellence (ACE) supports coaches to do just that - be excellent coaches committed to helping people see who they truly are. Many of the most impactful & inspiring coaches I am blessed to know have gone through ACE during their coaching journeys!

Who Would I Coach?
Ultimately, all BIPOC and People of the Global Majority who desire to be of service and who see they have something essential the world needs, who desire to contribute to the world and make a difference wherever they are.

  • You’re a BIPOC leader and Champion of Change in social impact, healing justice, non-profit, education, and spirituality spaces.
  • You’re a leader of your organization/company’s ERGs, CSR, or social impact programs
  • You’re a champion of JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion) in your work, even if it’s not your “official role”.
  • You’re a leader in social justice & activism spaces who, in the quiet moments, struggles with feeling alone, burnt out, angry, or any range of complex emotions
  • You’re someone who cares about what’s happening in the world & your community, and want to know how you can make a meaningful impact
  • All my first-generation girlies who are the eldest daughter in an immigrant family taking on the emotional labor of healing generational trauma (yeah, I see you).
  • You exist at the intersection of healing justice, liberation work, and spirituality

What You Would Be Supporting
I am currently enrolled in a 18-month Coach Training Program through ACE in order to become a certified ICF coach. The $4,000 I'm aiming to raise would goes towards the full program tuition cost of $10,000, and allow me to make my vision for change a reality.

By completing this program, you would support me to:
  • Become an ICF certified coach
  • Complete over 125 coaching hours
  • Attend monthly coaching intensives led by expert coaches to develop my skills as an impactful coach
  • Receive monthly coaching sessions myself with a mentor coach
  • Access an entire network of ACE coaches and mentors from around the world
  • Be a part of the Empowered Together cohort - a new program through ACE that supports Women of Color to successfully become a coach & address barriers.

How You Can Be Part of Creating This Change!
Are you vibing with my vision?? Want to be a co-conspirator with me to make this all possible?! Here’s how you can support me bringing this to life.

  • Donate to my crowdfunding campaign whatever amount you can joyfully give to support my participation and success in the ACE Coach Training Program, so I can become a certified coach!
  • Tell everyone about me! Do you have folks in your community or network who you think would benefit from coaching in this way? Let them know about me and refer me to folks who you think would love to get coaching.

And of course, if you are looking for coaching in any of the ways I’ve shared - it’d be my honor to coach you!


Perks & Goodies
As a big thank you for helping me bring this vision for change and coaching dream to life - here are some perks and goodies for your contribution. We all love some extra goodies.

Contributions at higher levels will include all the perks below it. For example, if you donate $500, you’ll also get the custom art piece, LNY print, and thank you card.


  • Personalized Thank You Card ($10+) - A handwriting thank you card just for you, mailed to you with all my love!
  • Limited Edition Year Of the Dragon print ($50+) - This is an art print I created for the Year of the Dragon (aka this year), and I’m doing a limited run of these prints for those who contribute to my crowdfunding campaign!
  • One 45-Min Coaching Session ($100+) - A virtual, 1:1 coaching session with me! This can be for you or someone you know & love who could benefit from coaching.
  • Custom Art Illustration ($200+) - I'll create a custom illustration from any photo of your choice!
  • Five 45-Min Coaching Sessions ($500+) - Five virtual, 1:1 coaching sessions with me over the coach of 2 months! This can be for you or someone you know & love who could benefit from coaching.
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  • Emerson Shiang
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Baldwin Diep
    • $70 
    • 4 mos
  • Nicole Villanueva
    • $50 
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  • Lydia Ku
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
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Christine Juang
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Palo Alto, CA

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