"From her own experience of being bullied, she has gone on to help other teenagers. She’s my age—and it’s just inspiring that she found something she’s so invested in. She pushed me to reevaluate myself, in what I can give back. That’s empowering."
Elle Fanning, GLAMOUR
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TURn YOUR PASSION INTO ACTION
Valerie is the founder and CEO of The Validation Project, an international organization that works with 6,000+ teenagers in 105 countries to turn passion into positive action through mentoring and social justice assignments. Her self-designed kindness curriculum is taught in 1000 schools. Valerie was recently named a L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth and her work has been featured in CNN, Oprah Magazine, Upworthy, and more. Valerie was recently chosen as the United States Delegate for G(irls)20. She has also served on the Harvard Graduate School of Education's advisory board and is a recipient of the National Jefferson Award for Peace and Justice.
WORK WITH VALERIE
Valerie is a passionate and innovative activist with 7 years of experience in non-profit management, social media strategy, community building, and youth engagement. Her work has impacted 40,000 students to date and has been spotlighted by CNN, Oprah Magazine, People, and more.
SHE'S AVAILABLE FOR:
Online speaking engagements for schools, camps, companies, etc.
Consultancy in social media, marketing, and youth engagement
Digital training for a variety of online social justice tools
Brainstorming for campaign design and curriculum creation
Workshops about youth empowerment, educator support, self-worth, turning passions into activism