Thriving in the face of adversity has defined Valeria Alarcón’s life, especially during her childhood while growing up in inner city Boston in the 1980s. Her life experiences as an immigrant child, Latina-woman-of-color and three-time cancer survivor have shaped her in profound ways. As a result, Valeria is deeply committed to working on Social and Environmental justice, and catalyzing systems through Equity.
Valeria is a 25+ year career executive and social entrepreneur, with combined experience in the nonprofit arena, and the private and public sector. She’s a forward-thinking visionary, thought partner, effective strategist, and transformational leadership coach. Valeria established VIA Consulting LLC. in 2009 to provide expert and innovative solutions in high-level organizational design, systems change, strategic planning and implementation, and interim HR solutions to name a few.
Valeria achieved her B.S. in Organizational Psychology from the College of Santa Fe, is certified in Diversity and Inclusion Training by Cornell University, and is AADP certified in Integrative Nutrition and Life Coaching. She’s a Native of Ecuador, raised in Boston, MA and currently lives with her husband in “The Land of Enchantment,” Santa Fe, New Mexico.