In the world of education, trauma-informed practices, and DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging), few names resonate as profoundly as Dr. Veirdre Jackson. An award-winning author, educator, and entrepreneur, Dr. Jackson has carved a niche for herself as a beacon of hope and transformation. With over two decades of experience, she has not only led with excellence in nonprofit and executive leadership roles but also founded Living Strong Consulting LLC, where she serves as the CEO. 

Dr. Jackson’s journey into the realm of broadcasting began in May 2021, when she joined VoiceAmerica, one of the leading producers of original live Internet talk radio. Her show, “Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity,” has quickly become a cornerstone of inspiration and practical wisdom for listeners worldwide. The show weaves together powerful narratives and fearless conversations from a diverse range of experts. It delves into business acumen, emotional resilience, physical and mental health, and faith, offering listeners a comprehensive toolkit for overcoming adversity. 

“Every challenge we face holds the potential for immense growth,” commented Dr. Veirdre Jackson. “It’s not about avoiding adversity; it’s about embracing it as an opportunity to become stronger, wiser, and more resilient.” 

At the heart of Dr. Jackson’s message is the belief that every challenge holds the seed of opportunity. “Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity” is more than just a radio show; it’s a movement towards embracing the struggles we face and transforming them into stepping stones for growth. Through a combination of neuroscience, authentic connection, life lessons, and faith-based insights, Dr. Jackson and her guests guide listeners through the process of exchanging the lies that keep them mentally shackled for a “Steps of Growth” framework that fosters forward movement and growth planning. 

As she reflects on her journey with VoiceAmerica, Dr. Jackson shares, “I’ve learned to settle in and enjoy the experience of bringing quality content to my listeners.” She is passionate about creating a platform that not only highlights small businesses and entrepreneurs but also serves as a beacon for community impactors and individuals living with purpose. 

Dr. Jackson’s favorite saying, a quote by Nelson Mandela, “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living,” encapsulates her approach to life and work. It is a reminder to live boldly, unapologetically, and to its fullest potential, recognizing that life itself is both a gift and a responsibility. 

“Dr. Veirdre Jackson’s show, ‘Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity,’ has become a vital resource for our listeners seeking guidance and inspiration,” remarks Mrs. Sandra Rogers, Executive Producer and Network Director at VoiceAmerica. “Her unique blend of expertise, compassion, and practical wisdom empowers individuals to navigate life’s challenges and build a brighter future.” 

For those looking to delve deeper into the world of Dr. Veirdre Jackson and the transformative work she is doing, the R.E.F.I.L.L. Tribe on Facebook offers an array of tools for those feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or out of balance. Additionally, her website,, is a treasure trove of trauma-informed resources and practices, providing a deeper insight into her methodology and the profound impact it has on individuals and communities alike.  

In a world that often feels dominated by adversity, Dr. Veirdre Jackson stands as a testament to the power of resilience, the importance of authentic connections, and the transformative potential of living with purpose. Through her work, both as an educator and a broadcaster, she continues to inspire, empower, and lead the way towards a more compassionate, understanding, and strong society. Listen to Dr. Jackson’s show, “Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity”: