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Carissa Phelps

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.

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Carissa Phelps

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.

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  • Author Carissa Phelps Shares Her Story of Perseverance in Runaway Girl
    Carissa Phelps shares her inspiring true story about finding the courage to seek healing and finding the strength to blaze a trail for others in her...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Carissa Phelps for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Carissa Phelps, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Carissa Phelps or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Carissa Phelps?
    Booking fees for Carissa Phelps, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Carissa Phelps, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Carissa Phelps?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Carissa Phelps for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Carissa Phelps for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Carissa Phelps or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Carissa Phelps or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Carissa Phelps is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Carissa Phelps for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Carissa Phelps generally travels from CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kanya Balakrishna, Melissa Moore, Erin Gruwell, Gloria Allred and Victoria Rowell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Carissa Phelps for an upcoming event.

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  • Author Carissa Phelps Shares Her Story of Perseverance in Runaway Girl
    Carissa Phelps shares her inspiring true story about finding the courage to seek healing and finding the strength to blaze a trail for others in her new book Runaway Girl. Carissa Phelps is...

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