Valerie J. Lyons, Founder of Valerie J. Lyons Enterprises, is a passionate Women Empowerment Facilitator, Career Empowerment Coach, and Power Networker with over 15 years of experience positively impacting and teaching others how to be the leaders of their own lives and careers. Valerie is a dynamic speaker, author and expert group facilitator who works with individuals and groups to provide them with practical and systematic approaches to actualize their life goals and objectives. Valerie wholeheartedly believes in the power of “We” and the innate desire we each have to be a contribution to one another. Valerie serves as an Advisor for the Graduate Programs in Counseling within The School of Education for Hunter College and one of her primary responsibilities is developing student leadership. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Professional Coach and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.