HomeWhat others are saying

Who is Julie Marie Carrier?


“Your story will educate and inspire millions!”

-Jack Canfield, Co-Creator #1 New York Times Bestselling Book Series-Chicken Soup for the Soul, Author, The Success Principles  




“She is the best speaker for students I’ve ever seen!”

-James Malinchak, Co-Author, Chicken Soup for the Graduate Soul, Two-Time College Speaker of the Year”

“Julie is the easiest speaker I have ever worked with…she is so down to earth and the students love her!”

-Tonya Matthews, National Conference Director, GPA Clubs

“They wanted to be involved because It was that much fun!... Entertainment with a positive message!"

-Cesar Rico, Educator and Athletic Director, Cypress Heights Academy

“When she spoke with our group, I’ve never seen the click that just happened…If you want someone who is dynamic who can click with this generation—you’ve got to get with Julie!”

-Rhonda Scott, FPAL Event and Conference Director, Girls’ Leadership Program, FL

Julie Marie Carrier (formerly Julie Laipply) is a highly-requested speaker and positive role model on healthy and successful choices for teens, girls and young people. Julie is also widely recognized for her powerful educator and parent programs on how to effectively communicate with teens.

Julie has come a long way from the “monkey legs” and “nerd” labels of high school where she couldn’t even get a date to prom.  As an award-winning national speaker and author, an Emmy-nominated TV show host, Miss Virginia USA 2002, a semi-finalist to appear on NBC’s Apprentice TV show, and


Julie speaks for groups of 200-20,000+

a senior leadership consultant at the Pentagon—all by age 27—student audiences appreciate that Julie “walks her talk,” that her life actually demonstrates the power of positive life choices, and that she candidly shows students how to do the same.

Julie is a positive
celebrity role model
Julie is an Emmy-nominated
TV personality

As a top-rated speaker for conferences, Julie is especially known for her high-energy and interactive keynotes, workshops and seminars.  Julie’s exceptional background in educational best-practices helps her involve the entire audience whether she is speaking to 200 or 20,000—and helps them use the important success principles she shares.

A Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to England, and Phi Beta Kappa Graduate in Leadership Studies, Julie has come a long way from starting her own company at the age of 14 to help  pay for college. Recognized as a top achiever and positive role model, Julie is featured in The Success Principles and The Success Principles for Teens by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Jack Canfield. Julie’s story of hope and encouragement is also featured in Chicken Soup for the “Twenty-Something Soul”, as well as in her new, widely anticipated book for girls, Be-You-Tiful

Concerned that many young people were being misled by negative role models and destructive media messages, Julie made a commitment to help young people have lives of success and happiness.  She left a prestigious position as a Senior Management Consultant for the Pentagon, where she developed courses and coached executives in communication and leadership skills, in order to be a positive voice and example for young people. She competed for and won Miss Virginia USA as a way to help further her impact as a national speaker.

Students appreciate her down-to-earth, candid and “big-sister” approach to helping them reach their dreams. Conference coordinators and event directors love that she helps guarantee their events will be successes.

Reasons Conference Coordinators, Educators, Students and Parents Love Bringing Julie to Their Communities….

A Positive Celebrity Role Model.....

Julie lives her messages by being 100% drug-free, a positive leader and committed to a healthy lifestyle.  She has achieved incredible things—from running her own business at the age of 14, to coaching executives at the Pentagon at age 23, to being a celebrity television host in New York!

An Experienced, Award-Winning Speaker.....

Julie is a highly requested national speaker and is consistently one of the highest ranked speakers at conferences.

Fun, Exiting, and Relevant Programs.....

Julie’s interactive programs target key issues facing young people of all different backgrounds and get students of all backgrounds and attitudes involved and learning.

Life-Changing Messages that Students Remember…..

Julie tailors each program and uses her background in educational best-practices and brain-based learning strategies to maximize the impact of the messages. Students often remember her program even years later!