Dr. Veirdre Jackson is an award-winning author, educator, and entrepreneur recognized as a leading educational trainer in trauma-informed practices and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). She provides training, consulting, and coaching to parents, educators, administrators, clinicians, ministry groups, and youth development staff who desire to impact people from the inside out.
Dr. Jackson is the CEO/Founder of Living Strong Consulting LLC. She is a highly sought-after keynote speaker. Her commitment to leaders and organizational development is elevated through her John Maxwell Team Certification, which allows her to support leaders in sustaining growth and maintaining mission through training, mastermind sessions, lunch & learns and coaching.
Her 2019 book and video series, Fearless Conversations with a Limitless God, provide insight on addressing the challenges to breaking the cycle of toxic thoughts that keep women in “hiding places.” As a certified trainer of trauma-informed practices, she hopes to bring a connected understanding between Biblical principles and grounded science about the impact of stress and trauma on brain development and behavior through the confirmation of God’s word and instruction.
Dr. Jackson holds a Bachelor’s degree from Drexel University, a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Temple University, and a Doctoral Degree from Wilmington University in Leadership and Innovation. She is a wife and mother of two girls, and GiGi to her grandsons, Max and Jaxon, and granddaughter, Ceres.