Carrol McLaughlin is one of the most dynamic, inspiring performers on the speaking network. She has given over 1000 speaking engagements throughout the world, including North and South America, Europe, Japan (32 trips!) Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, India, and Russia. In addition to being an outstanding speaker, Carrol holds a Doctorate degree in Music, and is a world respected concert harpist. Her experiences performing in front of thousands of people throughout the world is the basis for her ability to help anyone learn to believe in themselves, and to present at their highest level of excellence. Carrol's education includes a Master of Music from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York and Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona, where she leads one of the top harp programs in the world.
Carrol has won numerous awards for her teaching and outreach, including the University's highest honor, the Five Star Teaching Award. In 2005 she was awarded the University of Arizona Creative Teaching Awards in both graduate and undergraduate education and two awards of recognition from the American Indian Arts Conservancy and the Arapaho Indian Nation.