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JD is an Instructional Designer, Content Writer, and Storyteller specializing in emotional intelligence training for leaders and people managers. Their expertise lies in enabling individuals to gain awareness of their emotions, evaluate how those emotions influence their actions, and understand the impact they have on others. JD has collaborated with Fortune 500 companies, Tony Award-winning musicals, the It Gets Better Project, the NYC Department of Education, and Spain’s Ministry of Education. Additionally, they deliver speaking engagements focused on LGBTQ+ identity and neurodiversity, having partnered with prestigious organizations such as Gucci, SHRM, and Harvard University. In addition, JD has contributed as a published scholar in human behavioral research at Columbia University’s Gender, Sexuality, and Health Center.

JD Valladares-Williams

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