Julia Firestone


  • Coach
  • Consultant
  • Speaker
  • Workshop Facilitator

ICF-certified Transformational Leadership Coach for purpose-driven people, Julia Firestone provides leadership development to new and emerging change makers, as well as growing social impact effectiveness in purpose-driven organizations. She is the founder of The League of Impact Leaders, a cohort-based leadership development program, and co-founder of Exponential Change Makers, a startup creating supportive pathways into meaningful careers for young social impact leaders.


So much more is possible than we can currently imagine.

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Popular Talks

Overcoming the Unexpected, and Go Beyond

How I survived a near death experience and came to my purpose. All things are possible.

How to be Present and Claim the Results You Most Want

An interactive experience that provides tools to more joy and less stress. Empower your life!

Creating the Impossible

Our thoughts are key to what we create in our life. This is about how to notice and question your thoughts!

Speaking, Workshops, Consulting, & Coaching


Making Hard Choices with Clarity and Confidence:”How to get Unstuck and Live your Most Fulfilling Life”
This 1-hour, 3-step workshop uses visualization and proven transformational coaching methodologies to enable attendees to identify their desires and articulate the first steps in order to get there.

How to Break up with your Job and Find the Career of your Dreams
This workshop is for purpose-driven people who are ready for career change, but not sure where to start. By the end of the workshop, participants will have the courage, conviction, and clarity to make big transformational moves.

From Ideation to Action: A Workshop Series
This package of workshops includes ideation methodologies like the Braintrust, and hands-on approaches to designing, building, and launching socially conscious products and services using Rapid Prototyping and Human Centered Design.


Julia consults with organizations of all sizes on social impact programming, leadership development, cultural change and building trust, and transformational coaching.


Julia works with private clients for 6 sessions over 3 months to gain confidence, create your dream career, and grow your leadership. She works exclusively with clients committed to Diversity Equity and Inclusion, and Purpose-driven new and emerging leaders.

“Working with Julia helped bring a ton of clarity to what I wanted next out of my career, but what was even more impactful was the work we did around removing the internalized doubt I had about my own capabilities. I highly recommend anyone looking to make an impact on society to invest in themselves by working with Julia.”
– Thamarrah

"I highly recommend working with Julia! I worked with her 1:1 and she was so helpful; intuitive, thoughtful, reflective, and supported holistic growth through lots of creative approaches."

Julia Firestone is the founder of The League of Impact Leaders, a cohort-based leadership development program, and a co-founder of, and Chief Purpose and Connection Officer for Exponential Change Makers, a startup creating supportive pathways into meaningful careers for young change makers.

Previously, Julia led Innovation Capacity Building at Pearson where she trained more than 400 colleagues around the world to use innovation practices like Design Thinking and Rapid Prototyping to serve learners, educators, and families more effectively.

She also developed and led Pearson’s Tiger Team program delivering rapid innovation sprints to build and test new products and services. Before that, Julia managed Social Impact Partnerships for Pearson’s Project Literacy campaign, building a community of more than 100 cross-sector organizations to combat illiteracy as part of a larger movement.

Her background is in global education and literacy, supporting teachers, students, and communities around the world. Julia earned her MA from Columbia University, her BA from Hampshire College, and her coaching certification from Leadership That Works.

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