Julie Carrier

Founder of the Leadership Development Institute for Young Women.


Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2022. 


Shortlisted for the 2023 Thinkers50 Ideas Into Practice Award. 


Shortlisted for the 2021 Thinkers50 Coaching and Mentoring Award.


A trailblazer in the field of young women’s leadership, Julie shapes the leaders of the future by researching and bringing evidence-based, applied-neuroscience leadership coaching and development (normally reserved for executives in the C-suite) to reach girls and young women, when it can have the most profound impact – in high school.


Founder, The Leadership Development Institute for Young Women; Thinkers50 Coaching/Mentoring Award Shortlist; recognized as the ‘World’s #1 Coach for Young Women’ by Marshall Goldsmith; former Pentagon Senior Management Consultant in Leadership.



Founder/Developer, The Leadership Course, the world’s first evidence-based, applied-neuroscience leadership / coaching curriculum for high schools; internationally-recognized coach and speaker who has delivered hundreds of keynotes including Harvard’s CoachX on mindset science; contributing author, Insights on Coaching; author, national bestseller Girls Lead (2017); featured on NBC’s Today show, in Forbes and other publications.


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“On a mission to instill critical leadership skills where they are needed most, Carrier is changing the future of education.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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