#1 National Bestselling Author of Girls Lead and BeYOUtiful, Recognized as America’s Top Speaker for Girls, Emmy-Nominee, and Girls’ Success Coach as Seen on MTV’s Positive, Goal-Setting TV Show, “MADE“.
Seen on NBC’s Today Show and in The New York Times and Boston Globe, Julie Carrier is a trusted authority on leadership development and confidence for teens, girls, and young women. Julie is also the #1 national bestselling author of Girls Lead and the award-winning book on mind/body/self-esteem, BeYOUtiful. She is also featured in the New York Times Bestseller, The Success Principles and is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Extraordinary Teen Soul. This Emmy-Nominee for positive programming has also reached millions on national TV as a girls’ success and confidence coach featured on MTV’s positive goal-setting show, MADE.
As the CEO of Girls Lead Worldwide, Julie is leading a movement to “empower those who empower girls and empower girls to empower each other.” She supports the world’s leading girl-serving and youth-serving organizations including the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Program, PACE, Girl Scouts, and girls’ schools through innovative, fun, and neuroscience-based leadership keynotes, seminars, curricula, and best-practice program consulting for professionals, girls, and student leaders.
Julie’s life is a living example of the power of God’s love, faith and positive women role models and mentors. Overcoming challenging childhood circumstances, crippling anxiety, and bullying in high school, Julie went on to become recognized as a Century III Leader and one of the Top 50 Student Leaders in the Nation by NASSP as well as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to England. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in Leadership Studies from The Ohio State University and was hired at the age of just 23 to serve as a Senior Management Consultant in Leadership Development for the Pentagon where she specialized in neuroscience-based leadership education. Julie served at the Pentagon for four years—and left her career there because she was called to become an advocate and change agent for girls and young women.
Because of her work as a speaker, coach, and expert for girls in leadership development, Julie is one of only 100 people worldwide to be chosen for the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Program, along with the Dean of Harvard Medical School, the President of the World Bank, and the head of the Rockefeller Foundation. She has reached over a million teens, girls, young women, and those who care about them, worldwide. To learn more, visit: http://www.girlslead.com