Carol has designed and implemented information technology and communications solutions for businesses, higher education institutions, nonprofit organizations and international development projects for 20 years.
She designed and managed domestic small business development programs and international development projects and developed multimedia health and business training packages, and e-learning content for these initiatives.
She has more than 20 years experience as a federal, state and municipal government contract manager, for multi-year, multimillion-dollar projects, funded by the World Bank, USAID, USDA, HUD, EDA and private foundations.
-Consulting services to small businesses for GSA schedule registration, OSDBU and GSA supplier mentorships, 8A, HubZone and WOB certifications.
-Program Manager responsible for ensuring all program deliverables for small business development activities of the Ron Brown Institute in 23 sub-Saharan Africa countries-workshops, entrepreneurship business plan competitions, internships, small business incubator and value-added agricultural products and co-operatives. Curated content for small business development website and managed entrepreneurship e-learning portal for project participants. (The Ron Brown Institute: Resources http://www.xtracker.co.za/cgi-bin/static.rbissa.cgi?p=links)
-Program design, implementation and performance management:
South Fulton Corridor Revitalization Initiative, Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Corridor Redevelopment (HUD), business development training for city of Red Oak public housing project tenants, market entry orientations for Atlanta Convention and Visitor's Bureau international entrepreneurs, collaborative distance education MBA with University of Mauritius, Atlanta Womens Business Development Center, Home Depot University for minority building contractors, post-Katrina small business disaster recovery and the Franchise Institute.
-Designed and implemented projects entrepreneurship assistance projects for women in Benin, Nigeria and Eritrea; provided contract management and project management training to non-governmental organization partners. Concept, design and production management of customized information, education and communications training package for the USAID-funded Zambia Human Resource Development project; supervised university faculty and consultants who produced audio, video and workbook series-small business startup, operations, marketing and management.