Keynotes, Workshops & Leadership Trainings

CaraHeadshot4For more than 20 years, Cara Filler has empowered audiences to make everyday choices count. Genuine, funny, relevant and memorable, she has shared her powerfully positive prevention and leadership programs with more than 2 million people in 5 countries.

Cara keeps it REAL. Authentic is her middle name (actually, it’s Lynn). She wears her heart on her sleeve and it’s contagious. Audiences will feel her genuine care for them and be moved to do the same for others. Whether it’s learning the Rules of the Road to Success or How to Become America’s Next Top Role Model, Cara has a variety of programs that will support your school or organization’s needs.

Cara’s keynotes, workshops and leadership trainings have inspired people to embrace change, overcome obstacles, manage risk, make healthy choices, and ultimately care more, speak up and stand out!


Cara Filler is driven to inspire, impact and empower students to lead a life by design not by default. She keeps it R.E.A.L. Using humor and real life stories and even some sweet dance moves, Cara easily connects with her audiences on a sincere personal level. Cara Filler speaks straight from her heart to encourage good choices, and offers life skills and practical strategies for navigating high school and well beyond using a G.P.S (Game Plan for Success).



Cara Filler’s compassionate, straightforward, and energetic college programs provide college students a plan to stay safe and manage the risks of new found freedom on a college campus. She encourages students to get the most out of college and set themselves up for success in life by staying focused, driven and committed. The lessons Cara brings to each college program are guaranteed to last long after she leaves your college campus.


"Cara Filler holds the perfect recipe for addressing serious issues in a memorable, relevant way with today’s young people… empathy, levity, authority and an unconditional pure interest
in the choices and safety of those in her audience."

Lori England, ASB Advisor, Eisenhower High School, Yakima, WA

"Out of a personal tragedy Cara reaches and touches the lives of every person in the room. She is an energetic, engaging, honest, humorous and motivating speaker. She is passionate about educating students to make better choices."

Deb Deacon, Associate Principal, Burlington High School, MA

"Wow! Cara's delivery and techniques were the best I have witnessed for high school students. She was so genuine in her concern for our students and stayed long after to visit and meet with students who were
captivated with her message."

Superintendent and teachers, Lawson High School


Cara Filler’s parent programs focus on how parents can communicate effectively with their teens in an honest, realistic and relevant way while actively participating in their lives; reminding parents to be a parent first, and a friend, second. Cara is passionate about supporting parents in understanding how teens think, the risks they face, and why they behave the way they do. A recognized leader on personal growth and overcoming adversity, Cara is well-prepared to motivate, educate, and energize parents to provide the much needed support teens need to stay safe, make smart decisions and succeed in school and in life.



An expert on teen driving, graduated licensing and distracted driving, Cara is a highly sought after traffic safety speaker. Cara’s Straight Talk/No Nonsense Traffic Safety presentation will make you more aware of your responsibility when getting behind the wheel of a car, the importance of respecting others and how “Road Sensibility” reduces injuries and fatalities. Cara speaks openly and honestly, engaging her audience with a straightforward, honest and often hilarious delivery that encourages action. You’ll leave wanting to make a difference – and knowing how.