Leslie Clarke is a youth and family coach, educator and consultant. As President of Conscious Youth Coaching, she delivers success coaching and workshops for teens and their families. As co-founder and co-executive director of the non-profit, Conscious Youth Global Network, Leslie co-leads community engagement, training and oversight of the local chapter, Conscious Youth Los Angeles. Leslie is on the faculty of Insight University, teaching coursework in Leading Transformation and overseeing dissertations for doctoral students in Transformational Leadership. Leslie is also a part-time Training Director for United Homeless Healthcare Partners, overseeing training development and delivery to human services provides in the homeless field. Leslie is also an organizational coach and consultant, as president of Performance Dynamics, supporting corporations and nonprofits to improve their employee engagement and performance.
Prior to her consulting practice, Dr. Clarke was professor of Health Policy and Epidemiology at the University of Florida for nearly 15 years. She taught and directed health policy research with grants and contracts with federal, state and local agencies including the National Institutes of Health, the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Florida Department of Labor, and the Florida Department of Health. Leslie left academia to lead community health improvement, as the Director of the Community Health Improvement Partnership in Sarasota, Florida. Leslie has also been Senior Consultant with Harder and Company Community Research, and Executive Director of the United Homeless Healthcare Partners.
Dr. Clarke holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology. She is a certified coach and certified user of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the Leadership Circle Profile.