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Welcome to Thrive Young Leaders.

We help teens & young adults transition into young adulthood with a sense of purpose and connection to self, community, and nature.

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Current Offerings (click for more info):

Life Coaching & Mentorship
Academic Tutoring & Coaching

Group Programs - "Earth Sisters"
Rites of Passage Journeys

Community Events

Based in Santa Cruz County, Monterey Bay & the Bay Area of California.


2024 Dates Coming Soon!

Earth Sisters

A Nature & Body-Centered Journey

of Self-Discovery, Purpose & Sisterhood

for Ages 17-22


Read More HERE.


I am the Founder and Lead Guide at Thrive Young Leaders.

I am a Certified Professional Life Coach and Transformational Wilderness Guide.

I hold a B.S. in Biological Psychology from UC Santa Barbara, and I have years of experience working with teens and young adults as a professional life coach, academic coach and tutor, mentor, rites of passage guide, embodiment facilitator, and outdoor educator.

Read more about me here.

"I have so much gratitude for Deanna. She has made a huge impact on my life. Deanna empowered me to become a confident person and to appreciate/respect every aspect of myself."

-Charlie, 19, Student in Santa Cruz


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