Dale Thomas Vaughn is Editor of Leadership at The Good Men Project, where he has written over two dozen articles and book chapters on leadership and healthy masculinities. His award-winning work with men and at-risk boys has led to the foundation of the Global Center for Healthy Masculinities, where his writing and workshops have focused on men's groups, leadership and mentorship, and the bystander intervention method of sexual violence prevention.
Vaughn delivers high-impact team-focused tools for turbo-charging a team or individual's transformation from isolated and lost to interconnected and found.
Vaughn has led +200 men's workshops, focusing on teaching men of all ages the skills to communicate effectively, lead more purposeful lives, and become more balanced both at work and at home. Vaughn works with a select group of highly committed individual men each semester in the EmpowerMentorship Institute.
As seen on CNN Live, CBS "Texans With Character," TimeOut LA, The Dr. Vibe Show, the Man School Podcast and in the LA Weekly, Dale's work has received multiple Best of LA awards, the M Award for service and leadership from his alma mater SMU, and millions of visits on The Good Men Project.
Dale has trekked more than 1000 miles including a 500 mile pilgrimage through Spain, the Inca Trail in Peru, and the West Highland Way in Scotland. He has also run with the bulls in Pamplona, written speeches in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, published an Amazon best-selling novella, played at the highest level of competitive dodgeball, and successfully become a Certified Specialist of Wine.
Dale lives in Los Angeles with his partner Elizabeth Menzel, founder of WomensWisdomCommunity.com.
Best-Selling Author of "Wine Snobs Are Boring"
From humble beginnings pouring wine at an Olive Garden in Texas to educating the Hollywood elite in Beverly Hills, Dale Thomas Vaughn has helped thousands of people discover their favorite wines and feel more confident in the process.
With his P.A.L.A.T.E. system, he specializes in converting beginners and wine haters into confident wine lovers by identifying their unique palates and matching them with a varietal or region they’ve never tried. In the process, he shatters confining myths about wine and translates the esoteric jargon of the wine world into a language that normal intelligent people can understand.
He is a Certified Specialist of Wine by the Society of Wine Educators, a writer at the American Winery Guide for California’s Central Coast, and a co-founder of a small backyard vineyard in north Texas. He has studied and traveled in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, and the United States, specializing in the Santa Barbara AVAs of California.