Carol Carter has spent her entire career in the business world, with a track record of success in corporate America, entrepreneurship, and non-profit. Her student success work is driven by firsthand knowledge of what employers expect and demand from today’s graduates. As President of LifeBound, an academic and career coaching company for educators, her team trains and certifies adults in academic coaching skills and facilitating in hybrid, virtual, and in-person environments. In 2014, Carol founded and funded GlobalMindED, a 501(c)3 organization that works to create a capable, diverse talent pipeline, connecting First Gen to college, students of colour, and other underrepresented populations to employment success and economic freedom. Carol is a co-author of many books including the Keys to Success series as well as Keys to Business Communication and the Career Tool Kit. Carol is the 2020 winner of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honoree Award in conjunction with AACSB and member business schools around the USA and the world.