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Dr. Carla Stokes is a professional youth speaker, teen girl expert, women’s health advocate, and certified personal development and life coach for young women and girls. She is also the founder of Teen Girl University.
Dr. Carla speaks professionally to women, teens, undergraduate and graduate students, parents, educators, and girls at schools, colleges, universities, conferences, community-based organizations and corporations around the United States. From speaking to faculty and students at Stanford University to leading workshops for youth and educators at urban schools, she has spoken at a wide range of institutions and is skilled at engaging teen girls and audiences from diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Carla has been educating and speaking to youth since she was a teen girl herself. She shares humorous and inspiring personal stories about how she overcame personal challenges to motivate her audience to take responsibility for their success, make positive choices, advocate for their own health, and reach their full potential. Her signature presentations are interactive and incorporate examples from popular culture and social media to educate girls about media literacy, body image, positive choices, healthy relationships, and gender socialization. Her powerful message of self-love, kindness, and personal empowerment is highly rated by youth and adults.
Dr. Carla has been featured as an expert in popular media outlets and web sites including The New York Times, Reuters, Woman’s Day, Ebony, Heart & Soul Magazine and Daughters. She has also been interviewed on morning shows and television networks around the United States such as NBC, CBS and Fox.
This video includes footage from Dr. Carla’s keynote presentation and girl empowerment breakout session at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Keystone Conference Smart Girls Expo.
For more information about Dr. Carla and how to book her for a keynote, presentation, workshop or media interview, visit: http://www.drcarla.com.