Wohl is the author of many nationally and state approved continuing
professional education courses and the President of Wohl Research,
Inc., established in 1998. In 1996, she graduated
(MA; ABD Ph.D) from the Human Development and Social Policy Program at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy. In 1986, she received a dual major in Anthropology and Asian Studies from the School of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan.
Before beginning her business, Valerie Wohl assisted in designing and managing original and secondary research projects in association with these institutions:
In the business sector, she has developed needs assessment and evaluation studies, employer/consumer motivation and behavior, marketing research, and strategic planning studies. Since 2004, she has specialized in curriculum development for professional continuing education courses.
- Erikson Institute (affiliated with Chicago's Loyola University)
- Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University
- Payap University and Research Center, in Chiang Mai, Thailand