Ricky Koo: Deconstructing Binary Experiences in LGBTQ+ Leadership
Today, we are joined by Ricky Koo (he/him), an incredible leadership and development coach who leverages his day job as a tech executive to mentor emerging LGBTQ+ leaders to increase their impact. Our conversation explores the binary experience of growing up in both American culture and Hong Kong culture. Ricky shares his experience in coming out to himself and his cherished mother and how Ricky is using his voice to build connection and community. Ricky displays one of the skills masterfully in this episode.
Ricky Koo (he/him) is a first-generation, queer immigrant originally from Hong Kong. He is a full-time Dog Dad, Finance executive in the technology industry, and a proud entrepreneur who owns a coaching business centered around empowering under-represented communities in their life and career. Ricky's vision is a future of more diverse, more empathetic, and more self-aware leaders, as he coaches individuals and teams on authentic leadership and impactful communication.
Also, you can read his blog post, Queer Innocence and Discovery on the Pride and Joy Foundation Blog here.
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