Our Vision

In essence the belief is that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, or when you put the right parts together you create synergy allowing you to produce more than you could with just the individual pieces. At Synergy Learning Institute we believe in using top of the line instructors, course designers, and quality administrators to create quality education for adult learners at an affordable price with no bottom line.

About Us

Synergy Learning Institute is a 501 c3 non-profit vocational/technical college that offers certificates for professional development and continuing education. We also offer veteran skills to success courses for returning American soldiers who have served in our armed forces. Courses are offered face-to-face or fully online.

Dr. Julie M. 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 an solve them with proven results.

One of Doctor Ducharmes, many successful programs focuses on the F-SET Model.
• F-SET Model (we find these are all areas that women excel in but are often squelched auto industry and culture we work to change this and help you excel in these areas)
• Femininity
• Self Efficacy
• Emotional Intelligence
• Teamwork
Would you like to have Dr. Ducharme as your Key-note speaker, trainer, change agent, or take one of her award-winning e-courses that help transform you into the best version of you? Or work with Dr. Ducharme’s team to get your organization the support or consulting needed to be successful? Dr. Ducharme has helped countless companies and individual excelled to success. Contact Dr. Ducharme today. www.leadingbymyponytail.com or leadingybymyponytail@gmail.com