Dr. Ducharme CEO JD Consulting

Meet the CEO

Dr. Julie Ducharme

Dr. Julie Ducharme is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, business consultant, entrepreneur, instructor, and a special consultant in women’s empowerment. Dr. Ducharme is the creator, founder, and CEO of Julie’s Party People, JD Consulting, and Synergy Learning Institute a technical vocational college. Dr. Ducharme travels the world speaking to organizations, colleges, and groups on leadership, marketing, empowerment, and business.

Dr. Ducharme has been a consultant, instructor and serial business entrepreneur for the last 17 years. Helping colleges shape their programs, getting the business off the bottom floor and helping individuals and  businesses flourish and grow. And passionately empowering women to make a change.

Dr. Ducharme is an award-winning author with her book Leading by my Ponytail, Why can’t I wear pink and be the president. This book hit Inc Magazine top 60 leadership books written by women to read. Dr. Ducharme is a change maker as she works to help women veterans transitioning back to civilian life and get jobs. She hits on key empowerment topics and programs for women as well. She has won tops awards from national titles to best papers for IBAM and more. Dr. Ducharme has been nominated for women in leadership making change award, holds national titles, and is an award-winning speaker.

Dr. Ducharme recently launched two e-courses called Slippers to Stillettos and Combat Boots to Heels. These courses are based on her best selling book.

Dr. Julie Ducharme resides in San Diego CA. with her husband and two kids Abby and Micah. She has a Ba in Communication and MBA with a specialization in Marketing and a Doctorate of Business administration with a specialization in leadership. Her combined experience in The industry, as well as education, gives her the ability to take real-life business situations and solve them with proven results.

Serial Entrepreneur

Dr. Ducharme has created and continues to operate 3 businesses. She thrives in helping other entrepreneurs bring their ideas/business to life.

Industry Expert

Dr. Ducharme has lived in 2 worlds, the business world and the world of academia. Her experience is what makes her stand out among others.


Dr. Ducharme holds numerous academic awards from universities across the nation. She travels the world to speak at universities and academic conferences.


Dr. Ducharme is an award-winning author with 2 leadership books.

Clients Dr. Ducharme has worked with

Would you like to have Dr. Ducharme as your Keynote speaker, trainer, change agent, or have her and JD Consulting Solutions design and develop your eLearning courses?

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