Learning, growing, and sharing. Meaningful work. Making a positive difference. Protecting, supporting, and empowering underserved young people. Creating solutions.
Leah B. Mazzola
Founder, CEO, Scholar, & Professional Coach
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Youth Coaching Institute, LLC; Owner, Pragma Agency, LLC; Coaching/Forensic Psychologist. I live to learn a grow; to empower marginalized young people to overcome and thrive.
Psychology cannot tell people how they ought to live their lives. It can however, provide them with the means for effecting personal and social change. — Albert Bandura
Youth Coaching Institute, LLC
Founder, CEO, Coach Trainer, & Practicum Supervisor
June 2013 — Present
We train supportive adults to apply research-based life coaching as a resilience building practice for underserved youth. Our program is a social responsibility initiative.
Pragma Agency, LLC
Owner & Professional Coach
July 2012 — Present
Founded a private coaching firm offering psychology-based coaching solutions for individuals, families, and organizations.
Professional coach serving teens, young adults, early career professionals, and young executives through private life, wellness, career, employee, and leadership coaching.
PhD , Forensic Psychology
Expertise in the intersection of law and human behavior. Primary study focus areas are positive long-term change from early problem behavior.