Valerie WeislerContent Strategist
Val Weisler (she/her) is a community builder and activist from New York. She’s a sucker for a good story, and loves collaborating with changemakers to make sure their stories are amplified. Through grassroots fundraising, content strategy, and too much coffee, Val has grown her youth empowerment organization, The Validation Project, into a global, award-winning movement of 40,000 K-12 students over the past 8 years. Currently, Val is living in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she is pursuing a Master’s in Children’s Rights at Queen’s University.
Most recently, Val served as State Voices’ first-ever Digital Training Manager, where she managed the rollout of new digital organizing tools and strategies for the State Voices network. Val’s work has been featured by Glamour, CNN, Oprah Magazine, and more. She holds a B.A in Education Advocacy and a minor in Spanish from Muhlenberg College. She can quote Mamma Mia! word for word, and makes a killer chicken parmesan.