justWrite: Innovative Solutions for Intimidating Challenges
Session Creator & Facilitator
As a celebrated speaker and author, Carla imagines a world where each individual can use their stumbling blocks as stepping stones. As she conveys in her premiere book, no person is beyond achieving success. She invites others to pursue their passion with commitment to changing for the better!
"Oh My God, is she an actress? Where did you find her?"
-Susan Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement/Editor-in-Chief-Emeritus, Essence Magazine
"She's a triple threat. Anything she does, she's going to do it well and she can run with the best of the best."
-Dr. Mary Holt Ashley, Author, Entrepreneur, Former Chief Nurse Executive, Harris County Hospital District
Tau Zeta Omega Chapter of
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Emcee & Presenter
360 Degree Young Women's Conference
Carla Michelle welcomed the opportunity to coach children from K-5 in public speaking and debate. Her team set record breaking wins in Speech Tournaments and secured widespread attention with winning students featured on radio, television and in social media.
25+ Years in Public Speaking
Carla began training for competitive public speaking at the age of 16 yrs. old. Known for wittiness and emotionally gripping performances, she took her talent to Corporate America, founding aspirExcel Enterprises.
Igniting the Path to Greatness
Making Education a Pleasure &
Priority for Students & Teachers
Keynote Speaker, Annual Conference
Food as Fodder for
Session Speaker, Literacy Conference
"Words are the paint that depict the story of our lives." This is one of Carla's many mantras. Whether teaching students or supporting educators, Carla's enthusiasm for writing makes poignancy a priority.
Enriching her journey, Carla became a licensed educator, teaching 2nd, 3rd, 4th grade and English I-IV, and became a coach for K-12 teachers, illustrating the art of teaching writing. She's now pursuing a doctorate in Education with an emphasis on Reading & Literacy.