Marilou Bova

Marilou Bova, PCC, CSC, CPCC Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching Marilou Bova is the President and Founder of BOVA International Inc, a leadership development company dedicated to helping individuals and organizations to realize their potential.

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Marilou has over 25 years experience as a leadership coach, consultant and seasoned facilitator.  Her clients include senior executives and their teams as well as emerging leaders in the federal government, for-profit and non-profit organizations. Marilou’s approach is values-based, holistic and appreciative. She helps her clients leverage and embody their unique combination of values, gifts and strengths so that they can be innovative and effective in achieving their goals, building stronger teams, developing new strategies for their organization and increasing their ability to be resilient in the face of complex leadership challenges.  Marilou also offers personal development workshops and women’s weekend retreats devoted to helping individuals awaken their authenticity and ignite their purpose. She is the creator of Learn to Fly: Realizing Your Potential, a transformational self-empowerment program adapted for NASA, that has helped hundreds of people transform their dreams into reality. Prior to starting her own company in 1986, Marilou held management positions with non-profit organizations including the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society.  Marilou is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), a Certified Somatic Coach (CSC) with the Strozzi Institute and a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) with the Coaches Training Institute. She holds a B.S. in Human Services from SUNY at Plattsburg and has apprenticed with leaders in the fields of consciousness work and body-mind sciences for over thirty five years. Marilou resides in Takoma Park, MD and can be reached at