Chelsey Goodan

Chelsey Goodan is the author of the USA Today national bestseller, UNDERESTIMATED: The Wisdom and Power of Teenage Girls, which was endorsed by Oprah Daily, saying: “If you have a teenage girl in your life, you need to read this” and was chosen by Amazon’s Editorial Director as an “Editor’s Pick, Best Nonfiction.” Chelsey has been a mentor and empowerment coach to teenage girls for 16 years. She speaks regularly to audiences about gender justice, conducts workshops, and serves as the mentorship director of DemocraShe, which supports and guides girls from underserved communities into leadership positions. As a keynote speaker, Chelsey teaches communication strategies that make everyone feel seen, heard, understood, valued, and celebrated, creating psychological safety for everyone from teenage girls to CEOs. Featured on The Today Show with Hoda & Jenna, NBC News, Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, and in TIME Magazine, Chelsey’s thought leadership explores humanity’s potential for authenticity, liberation, and empowerment. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Chelsey lives in Los Angeles.