Valerie Althouse is an experienced social sector leader and coach, who is certified in the emotional measures EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-360, through Multi-Health Systems in Toronto, Canada. Based in New York City, she currently serves as the Northern Mid-Atlantic Director for International Students Inc (ISI). She is the founder/director of both the English Connections program at NYU, where she served as a Chaplain (Spiritual Life Affiliate) for approximately 14 years. Valerie is also certified in the areas of cross-cultural communication, and critical-incident stress debriefing. She previously served in the fields of student affairs and social sector mobilizing. Her current focus includes outreach and mentorship among international students, training and oversight of leaders, and training in mentorship on a national and international level.
B.S. – Biblical Studies, Cairn University
M.S. – Counseling, Cairn University
Certified Life Coach – Light University
D.Min, Leadership in the Global Context, Alliance Theological Seminary