For many students, college represents new-found freedom. For Cara, it represents a time to set students up for a lifetime of success. With her energetic, straightforward and genuine college program, Cara encourages students to stay focused, driven and committed.

One of the most sought-after speakers on the college circuit, Cara has captured the attention of thousands of students with her heartwarming, hilarious and honest approach. Her “Power of Choice” message resonates long after she leaves campus, and students walk away with powerful, proven tools to make better choices and stand up for themselves, their friends and their beliefs.


Whether it is learning the “Rules of the Road to Success” or “How to Become America’s Next Top Role Model,” Cara has an array of topics that can cater to your college or university’s needs. Click on the titles below to learn more about Cara’s prevention and leadership programs for college students.

The Drive to Save Lives

Through this eye-opening presentation on traffic safety and risk taking, Cara inspires students to stand up for themselves and their friends, have a good time safely and make better life-changing decisions. With entertaining and powerful messages, Cara encourages students to step up and realize they own the Power of Choice. Book now!

Driven: The Rules of the Road to Success

Life is a journey, and Cara gives students a road map to navigate through it’s speed bumps and roadblocks. Students learn how to create their own GPS (Game Plan for Success!), develop an unstoppable drive forward and the secrets of getting in the express lane to success. Book now!

Let's Get R.E.A.L!

In this fast-paced presentation, Cara gets students Really Excited About Leadership. Students walk away with real answers to real questions, like what defines a true leader and how to be one, what L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. stands for and how to make a positive, lasting difference in their school and community. Book now!

Are You America’s Next Top Role Model?

Do you have what it takes to be America’s Next Top Role Model? During this workshop, students go through extensive training to learn the characteristics of role models and how to become one, how to make a big difference by doing little things, and how to walk the role model talk. Book now!

The Three Ps of Leadership

Exciting and fresh, students leave this workshop with the tools they need to become extraordinary leaders in their schools and communities. They will learn how to live with Purpose, Passion and Persistence, and to use these Three Ps to bring out their natural leader, tap into the power of positive peer influence and lead any team to remarkable success. Book now!

Give Me An “A”: It’s All About Attitude!

Cara can’t do a cartwheel, but she still makes a great cheerleader! That’s because she knows how to stay positive through any obstacle, adversity or hardship. In this hilarious presentation, she teaches students the skills they need to overcome any challenge and reach their goals. Book now!

"You are truly inspirational, and your message deeply touched me.
My school was so fortunate to hear your story."

Lindsey W., Student

"You made me think in a whole new way. The impact you've made is tremendous!"

Ty L., Student

"Your message will stick with me for the rest of my life.
Thank you."

Rissa Lynn, Student

"I have the choice to be whoever I want, and I choose me.
Thank you, Cara, for reminding me that I am brave, strong and loved."

Callie R., Student


  • Assemblies (Any Time Of Year)
  • Orientation week
  • Back-to-school programs
  • Student government events
  • AFA, NACA, APCA events
  • Greek events

  • Housing & residence life events
  • Commencement & graduations
  • Student conferences
  • Summer programs
  • Leadership trainings
  • And more!