Rebecca Arora


Experience / Approach

Rebecca Arora is the Principal of Align the Self and an Executive Leadership Coach for Mariposa Leadership, Inc. She has 18 years of corporate and start-up experience, including leadership roles in product and software development, digital media, content creation platforms and technical consulting and education. She is a co-founder of Mode Media, the largest lifestyle digital media company in the U.S. – where she was product manager of the company’s first product. She inspired and empowered teams to create products with very few resources or bandwidth. Prior to Mode she worked in consulting at Accenture and in product development at Oracle.

Rebecca works with both individuals and teams to:

  • Discover what makes them uniquely brilliant and then identify habits and patterns that may be obstructing them
  • Increase ability to see themselves and others from a broader and more varied perspective
  • Improve communication and collaboration; for example, becoming more skillful listeners and more adept at responding with clarity and influence
  • Become more calm and creative problem solvers in the midst of challenging situations
  • Decrease anxiety and become more resilient
  • Find their best leadership presence; to embody and become engaging, authentic and present

Recent Clients

Her most recent clients include Directors to C-level leaders in organizations such as:

  • Citizen Schools
  • Facebook
  • Genentech
  • Mode Media Corp
  • OneLogin
  • Pinterest
  • VMware


An avid and continuous learner, her education includes:

  • B.S., Business, International Studies minor at Wake Forest University, cum laude
  • Coaching: Certified Integral Coach by New Ventures West
  • Many on-going trainings with the Enneagram and somatic-oriented practices (structural alignment, qigong, yoga, meditation.)


People describe Rebecca as intuitive, intelligent, focused, and engaging. Her early years were in Singapore and she can take the heat (be it in food or weather.) She has an undeniable passion for connecting mind, heart and body and keeps active with a variety of physical pursuits – from Tae Kwon Do (Black Belt) to kick-boxing (instructor) to swimming (master-level.)

Rebecca lives in Woodside, CA and works in person with clients all over the Bay Area and remotely via Skype, Facetime or phone.