Jeanie Chang is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is the Founder and CEO of Your Change Provider, PLLC®, an interdisciplinary practice founded on solutions and her unique framework Cultural Confidence®. As an accomplished international speaker, Jeanie provides keynotes and offers workshops for corporations, community organizations, and colleges addressing the intersectionality of mental health and identity, DEIB, and psychological safety, as well as talking about topics such as burnout, resilience, mindfulness, stress, and mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, and suicidality.
Jeanie is also the Founder and CEO of Noona’s Noonchi, LLC, a global company offering social media platforms providing deep dives into K-Content from a mental health perspective. In addition, she is an executive coach, external faculty for McKinsey & Company, a DEIB advisor for ERG leaders, and serves as a subject matter expert for media outlets around the world. Lastly, Jeanie is a global influencer known as Noona’s Noonchi on social media. Jeanie founded the Cultural Confidence® program which she created to provide psycho-education in all sectors from corporate to schools. She has presented her trademarked curriculum for many corporations such as Eventbrite, J. Crew, Microsoft, Mondelez International, and the NFL. She has also spearheaded her program for non-profits including the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), the Council of Korean Americans (CKA), The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE), and the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP).
Her memoir, A is for Authentic: Not for Anxieties or for Straight A’s, hit #1 international bestseller on Amazon in 2021. Jeanie specializes in grief, trauma, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She followed a calling in mental health after a diverse career path; starting as a broadcast journalist in Washington, DC in the ’90s, then attending business school. Her work in the corporate sector includes C-level business operations, marketing, public relations, and client success management. Jeanie is an active volunteer in the AAPI community. She serves as Director of Make Us Visible, NC, and Board Chair of Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC) and is an instructor for the Council of Korean Americans’ Network of Korean American Leaders (NetKAL) program.
In 2019, Jeanie created the Self-Care & Wellness program for NAAAP, and founded her own non-profit organization in 2020 called, Authentic Self-Care & Wellness, Inc. which promotes mental health research. For her own self-care, Jeanie enjoys date nights with her husband of 25 years. They enjoy watching K-Dramas and kayaking, as well as traveling together. Jeanie and her husband are proud parents of four children ages 16-22.