Motivational, Inspirational, Research
advocacy, education, training others to excel
Carmen also received the Alumni Award.
A former school board president in the largest public school system in the country, much was learned and as quickly as humanly possible. Training a district's parents that ran upwards of 25,000 was no small feat but with technology and business sense it was made possible. To this day Brooklyn Borough Hall calls the final community event with School District 13 it's largest in its history. Workshop classes with the Girl Scouts of America also provided great learning experiences for young women.
The responsibility of the Keynote Speaker is to inspire as well as to motivate the listener to seek out paths to move further along. Sometimes you find you can't be there but have the commitment to make sure they hear from you just the same.
Carmen has written articles for digital and print magazines on the topics of self esteem, parenting, inspiration and women in non-traditional roles in Engineering.