Tony Ferraiolo is known as a motivating and thought-provoking trainer. Since 2005 Tony has provided trainings to over 75,000 people.


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Tony Ferraiolo is internationally known as a compassionate and empowering Life Coach who has earned his reputation as a thought-provoking and motivational speaker and trainer. Since 2005, Tony has worked with individuals, groups, and educational institutions to reach thousands of people worldwide. In 2008, he was the founder of multiple support groups for transgender and nonbinary youth and their families. The work Tony does has allowed him to see firsthand how children’s lives are transformed from hopelessness to hopefulness through the process of simply affirming their gender, and he has witnessed firsthand the positive impact that this has on them and their families.

He is the subject of the award-winning documentary A Self-Made Man and the author of the book series Artistic Expressions of Transgender Youth. He is the co-founder of the Jim Collins Foundation where he held the position of president of the board for ten years.

Tony's advocacy work is done through his position as the Director of Youth and Family Programming at Health Care Advocates International out of Stratford CT.

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Available Trainings

Tony has been training in varying professional settings since 2005. He is known for his humor and ability to make light of a sometimes challenging situation. 


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Keynote Speaking

Tony has dedicated himself to both promoting competent and respectful health care for the transgender community, by educating providers, and advocating on behalf of patients.