"From her own experience of being bullied, she has gone on to help 6,000 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, 2018
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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.
Valerie's humorous and inspiring speaking style has captivated audiences across the globe. With authentic storytelling, powerful visuals and interactive aspects, Valerie will show you how to turn your struggle into your superpower. Valerie can design a presentation or workshop specifically for your audience. Valerie is currently traveling the world (in between school, of course) speaking at various companies, conferences, schools, camps, and more.
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