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Dr. Mary Holmes


Dr. Mary Kaye Holmes is a corporate lawyer, U.N. Ambassador, #1 International Best-Selling Author, public speaker, and Certified Life Transformation Coach. She is also a sought-after, trusted authority on life after trauma. She has been endorsed by Valerie Jarrett, former Senior Advisor to President Obama; Connecticut State Senator Marilyn Moore; and many others. 
Dr. Mary is the award-winning CEO of Waterbury Community Action Network, a non-profit dedicated to the underprivileged and underserved. She was awarded an honorary Doctor of Philosophy for her extensive humanitarian contributions and the Mid-Atlantic Region Public Interest Award for leveraging her law career to further her commitment to community. In 2019, she received her U.N. Ambassadorship, with a focus on human-trafficking prevention. In 2020, she joined the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Advisory Board for #Cut50, a criminal justice reform organization under the leadership of CNN’s Van Jones. She is also the 2020 recipient of JCI’s Ten Outstanding Young Americans, a prestigious award recognizing the achievements of men and women under 40. Past honorees include Bill Clinton (1979), John F. Kennedy (1946), and Nelson Rockefeller (1941 & 1944), and many other past U.S. Presidents, politicians, business leaders, and entertainers, just to name a few. 
Dr. Mary resides in New York with her supportive husband, Terry L. Holmes.  
To stay connected, follow Dr. Mary on all social media platforms @marykayeholmes or visit her online at

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