Debra is a dynamic and engaged speaker, never failing to excite her audience. She has nearly 30 years of professional experience as an accomplished corporate consultant and keynote speaker.  Companies such as Teradata, Yamaha, Stanford University, Cal Western School of Law, and the Department of Navy have called upon her to “train their trainers” as well as coaching leaders at every level around the world.

Debra is not just a Speaker but also a Workforce Development Consultant & Mediator generating vitalizing leadership opportunities for organizations, teams, and individuals with her “thinking outside the box” approach.  She designs and implements workplace interventions when teams are strained and working at less than optimal performance.  You won’t be disappointed when Dr. D is leading your group! Nothing but spectacular results flow from her guided interaction!

Debra possesses a unique business background combining her education and experience in working with both the individual human dynamic within the organizational framework, speaking to both personal and professional development with purpose, passion and presence.  With nearly three decades of experience as a professional mediator, she’s developed an insightful perspective about what makes people tick, what goes wrong in communication, and the unknown personal habits that we develop that often get in the way of success.

Passionate · Inclusive · Compelling

Articulate ·Dynamic · Engaging

Energetic · Enthusiastic · Motivating

A. De La Peza

Thank you for all your help, guidance and support getting me to this point where I am now and looking…

Cynthia Stroman

Thank you very much for the classes you taught us Friday. I think this was the best training I have…


Being aware of other styles/perspectives – being aware of my negative traits and how they come across.

Amey Brown

Be more mindful of my own actions. Debra was amazing, kind, attentive, really liked her style and presentation.

Aimee McReynolds

To review the handouts and materials. Dr. Dupree was a breath of fresh air. Her knowledge was inspiring. She provided…

Cynthia Stromen

Handling stressors. I enjoyed the training.

I will definitely use a strategy recommended “How can I help you now?” I want to see if this will…

Listen/Silent, the BEACH

Danielle Stein

Learning how to work with different spices. Training was very informative, enlightening and engaging.

How others perceive themselves vs. how I perceive them. I enjoyed the scientific data about the brain being included in…

How to deal with other co-workers.

Marisa Robertson

When in conflict, not judge the person in the way they act but try to understand what the person is…

Info on dealing with different people personalities. Speaker was excellent and intelligent. I really enjoyed her.

Looking into my own emotional intelligence.

Brandi Whitehurst

Seeing what drives others’ behavior and learning from that.

Program Manager, CAL STRS

“I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed Debra Dupre yesterday. I even enjoyed the activities (which you…

Linda Rendon

People say change is hard. It is, but it is much more achievable when you have Dr, Dupree as your…

Rafik Salama

The interactive portion of the class was incredibly beneficial. Very well presented!

Gloria Alvarado

Debra was very knowledgeable on the subject and presented the material in a very concise manner. I really enjoyed the…

Ilianna Sims

Overall, Great Job! Good balance with individual activities and group/pair functions.

John Moyer

I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation for your presentation this past Thursday! Your charismatic presentation was both…

Patrick Clark

Debra presented to our Vistage group through Mark Fingerlin. What she brought to the table were some fresh insights about…

Emmanuel Akayirise

Dr. Debra Dupree was very knowledgeable.  She presented material in a clear, succinct and engaging manner with a great sense…

Jean Spence

I would recommend Dr. Dupree to anyone who is seeking to improve the quality of their interpersonal relationships and a…

Gustavo De La Fuente

Her many years’ experience in the arenas of leadership and mediation make her a credible professional. I highly recommend her…

People are energized through stories, activities and interaction that show them the “power of connection.”  

When you do this for your organization, people are motivated by the investment made in them and opportunity to learn and grow.  The “return on investment” (ROI) comes back to you in so many ways!

Isn’t time to invest in the human side of your business and watch your financial returns grow?

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