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Carissa Phelps

Social Entrepreneur, Advocate, and Author, "Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time"

 Carissa Phelps Biography

In 2012, Carissa Phelps, a licensed attorney, founded Runaway Girl, FPC, a flexible purpose corporation, to organize survivors of human trafficking around resources, networks, business, and local efforts to protect and care for survivors and victims within their own communities. Runaway Girl trainings improve protocols and responses to child sex trafficking within communities, while offering employment and career development opportunities to runaways, former runaways, and survivors of trafficking.

In 2007, Carissa earned both a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. In 2010, she was recently named one of the top 100 inspirational graduates by UCLA Anderson. As 2012-2013 Visiting Author, Carissa has joined The Respect Institute in their efforts to institutionalize respect by reaching 30,000 foster and incarcerated youth with their Respect on the Inside program.

In her memoir, Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time, Phelps shares how the unexpected kindness of a math teacher and a counselor transformed her life and helped her become a mentor and advocate. After missing 7th, 8th and 9th grades, Carissa returned to a continuation school and graduated from high school in two and a half years. She still loves math and credits her BA in mathematics from Fresno State for preparing her for her MBA, for business, and for life! She graduated in 2002 with a BA in mathematics summa cum laude from Fresno State, and taught high school math for one year at Hanford High School.

Carissa is admitted to practice law in California. She lives on the Central Coast of California, where she creates and contributes to positive impact businesses as a social entrepreneur. She is passionate about inspiring others to see the potential in themselves and others.

Carissa is CEO Creating Employment Opportunities with Runaway Girl, FPC a training company that offers high quality experiential trainings to improve outcomes for youth in communities, by supporting and enhancing local efforts to protect and care for those at-risk. Training & Event Organization Raising Awareness. Strengthening Community

Founder of Runaway Girl--A California Flexible Purpose Corporation We're a training and event organization that aims to create employment opportunities for former runaways and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

We're raising awareness, building skills within communities, and offering opportunity to local survivor-leaders! Being an FPC means we were founded on a charitable purpose. We chose to exist is to employ and create career opportunities for former runaways and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

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Fee Information: Booking Fees to hire speakers and celebrities are determined based on a number factors and often change without notice. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. For the most current celebrity fees or to check availability, please contact a booking agent.

Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Carissa Phelps or any artists or celebrities on this website.

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials and endorsements.

Profiles listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients, which are meeting and event planners and other buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety and selection of available talent. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read about the All American Speakers Bureau Advantage.

Due to the volume of emails and calls we receive, we can no longer respond to inquiries related to any of the following:

  • Schedules of upcoming public appearances
  • Contact info for artists or requests to forward messages.
  • Artist's TV, stage or film projects or representation
  • Media requests for print, radio or TV interviews.
  • Any inquiry not related to hiring talent for paid engagements

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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Social Entrepreneur, Advocate, and Author, "Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time"

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 Carissa Phelps Biography

In 2012, Carissa Phelps, a licensed attorney, founded Runaway Girl, FPC, a flexible purpose corporation, to organize survivors of human trafficking around resources, networks, business, and local efforts to protect and care for survivors and victims within their own communities. Runaway Girl trainings improve protocols and responses to child sex trafficking within communities, while offering employment and career development opportunities to runaways, former runaways, and survivors of trafficking.

In 2007, Carissa earned both a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. In 2010, she was recently named one of the top 100 inspirational graduates by UCLA Anderson. As 2012-2013 Visiting Author, Carissa has joined The Respect Institute in their efforts to institutionalize respect by reaching 30,000 foster and incarcerated youth with their Respect on the Inside program.

In her memoir, Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time, Phelps shares how the unexpected kindness of a math teacher and a counselor transformed her life and helped her become a mentor and advocate. After missing 7th, 8th and 9th grades, Carissa returned to a continuation school and graduated from high school in two and a half years. She still loves math and credits her BA in mathematics from Fresno State for preparing her for her MBA, for business, and for life! She graduated in 2002 with a BA in mathematics summa cum laude from Fresno State, and taught high school math for one year at Hanford High School.

Carissa is admitted to practice law in California. She lives on the Central Coast of California, where she creates and contributes to positive impact businesses as a social entrepreneur. She is passionate about inspiring others to see the potential in themselves and others.

Carissa is CEO Creating Employment Opportunities with Runaway Girl, FPC a training company that offers high quality experiential trainings to improve outcomes for youth in communities, by supporting and enhancing local efforts to protect and care for those at-risk. Training & Event Organization Raising Awareness. Strengthening Community

Founder of Runaway Girl--A California Flexible Purpose Corporation We're a training and event organization that aims to create employment opportunities for former runaways and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

We're raising awareness, building skills within communities, and offering opportunity to local survivor-leaders! Being an FPC means we were founded on a charitable purpose. We chose to exist is to employ and create career opportunities for former runaways and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets

People who viewed this profile also viewed:

What people are saying about us

See More Testimonials »

Why All American Speakers?

All American Speakers is among the largest full-service talent booking agencies in the world.

See how our approach to booking talent is unique and why more than 96% of our clients recommend us.

ALL AMERICAN ADVANTAGE »
Booking Agency-related Disclaimer

Fee Information: Booking Fees to hire speakers and celebrities are determined based on a number factors and often change without notice. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. For the most current celebrity fees or to check availability, please contact a booking agent.

Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Carissa Phelps or any artists or celebrities on this website.

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials and endorsements.

Profiles listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients, which are meeting and event planners and other buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety and selection of available talent. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read about the All American Speakers Bureau Advantage.

Due to the volume of emails and calls we receive, we can no longer respond to inquiries related to any of the following:

  • Schedules of upcoming public appearances
  • Contact info for artists or requests to forward messages.
  • Artist's TV, stage or film projects or representation
  • Media requests for print, radio or TV interviews.
  • Any inquiry not related to hiring talent for paid engagements

Related Tags: Find top-rated keynote speakers, corporate entertainers and famous personalities like Carissa Phelps. Find information on booking Carissa Phelps for appearances, speaking engagements and endorsements. Your source for booking agency and speaker bureau contact info, as well as how to contact a celebrity talent booking agent that can book Carissa Phelps, list of similar top-rated speakers for hire, what is the cost to book a top 10 motivational speaker, musician, comedian or famous athlete like Carissa Phelps.

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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