Coffaro, Amelia

Well Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

Amelia Coffaro (she/her), C-IAYT, is a Certified Yoga Therapist in the oncology center at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, and the Project Manager for the Bounce Back Study Stakeholder Group, a stress management program for adolescents and young adults with cancer at Harvard University. With a vision to create more accessible and holistic healing communities for young adults with unique health needs, she completed I-Corps in 2019 and the Startup Challenge in 2020 to help support the start of her entrepreneurial path.

As the founder of Well Entrepreneur, Amelia focuses on integrating well-being tools into LEC offerings as a way to support entrepreneurs in navigating complex challenges of the entrepreneurial process, and thrive in the world of innovation with a sense of resilience and self-compassion. She hosts Community Conversations, a monthly series with local entrepreneurs working in health and wellness, and facilitates guided meditation and mindfulness practices at the LEC

Fun Fact:

Amelia has collected almost 1,000 sea shells from her travels over the years. She found her most beloved shell on a beach near the Indian Ocean while visiting rural Indonesia -- the same place where the ocean ate her passport.