Seth Rainess is a Diversity Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Coach, PFLAG Jersey Shore facilitator, WPATH member.  He is on the PFLAG Jersey Shore board and the Advisory Board of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Gender Development and Sexuality Clinic. Educationally, he holds many degrees including an M.S. in psychology and rehab counseling. He also provides workshops for the college, professional and corporate world on diversity and inclusion and understanding the journey of a transgender person. Combining his 30+ years of experience working in the business sector and nonprofit organizations with his passion for helping transgender people, he can offer wisdom from his own life in discussing the surprises, worries, joys and rewards of transitioning today. He regularly conducts seminars with open Q&A for professional development for faculty in high schools and universities. He is often heard on numerous radio shows including XM RADIO NYU DOCS. In his book REAL TALK FOR TEENS: Jump-start Guide to Gender Transitioning and Beyond, Seth offers trans teens a foundation for transitioning and a unique perspective on what it takes to be successful in today’s world. He draws on his rich life history, to offer youth, parents, employees and mental health professionals an emotional road-map and physical timeline through gender transition and the exciting life that can lay beyond. After all, what good things can you accomplish with your life?