Magda Walczak is the CEO of Coacharya. She is an ROI-focused marketer with global experience in both B2C and B2B businesses. Magda’s honed her skills at startups of various stages including Atlassian, Search Party, Base CRM, Google and PayPal. She’s an authentic leader, passionate about gender equality.
Magda believes that coaching skills are applicable across many professions and walks of life. At Coacharya, her mission has been to give access to coaching skills education to as many people as possible. She spearheads Coacharya’s live and pre-recorded video and podcast programs, and mobilizes the community to support these efforts through initiatives like pro-bono coaching, youth leadership and parenting skills initiatives. In 2020 she launched Wonder Women Wednesdays, which led to her winning a Maverick of the Year Stevie award.
Magda’s also a children’s book author (Saylor’s Tale) and an avid supporter of animal rights. She’s an immigrant from Poland, having arrived in the US at the age of 12. Her interests include cooking, travel and the outdoors. She lives in Chicago with her dog Saylor, sister Nika and cats Sorsha, McClane and Miles.