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Julie Marie Carrier - A Powerful Speaker, Author and Role
Model for Girls and Young Women

“When she spoke with our group, I’ve never seen the click that just happened with our young ladies…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, FL

“She made us laugh, she made us cry…she was so honest and genuine. She was even able to relate to all the different ages!”

-Dawn Ash, Youth Group Leader and Participant,  Girls Conference, NE

“Julies presentation was so inspiring and heart felt…I encourage anyone to go see her presentation…I hope I can hear her speak again!”

-Havelin Miller Student Leader, SEPC National Young Women’s Conference, GA

“This was amazing…everything you told us is what everyone else has been trying to tell young women…but you showed us in a way that people finally understood.”

-Molly Fenny, Student, Participant in Be-YOU-Tiful Seminar, SC

“Julie is a professional speaker who can cross the color barrier. She was able to relate to our girls… She looked right into their hearts and identified with issues that affect women of every color.”

-Tonya Dallas Lewis

“As the mom of a daughter I think it is very important for her to hear these topics from someone who is stylish, and accomplished, and a successful business woman!"

-Terese Walters, Girls’ Retreat Coordinator and Mom, Girls’ Retreat, NC

“I appreciated your candidness in telling a story that really works…these principles that will affect her life not just for tonight but for years and years to come!"

-Dan Carlson, Father-Daughter Dinner Event Participant, SD

“I think it is so important for girls to hear the good message that there is a positive way to live your life. Julie has been such a good influence!”

-Susan McPike, Teacher and Adult Chaperone, Healthy Choices for Girls Conference, IN

“We love Julie’s presentation. I think as moms we feel supported. It is very refreshing to know this is out there because our girls really have to fight against peer pressure and the whole media spectacle of what beauty is.”

-Maribel Adams, Mom, Mother-Daughter Event, Washington, DC

“They gave her a standing ovation! Wow!...They did because her message is real…”

-Joy Harris, Planning Committee, Girls’ Conference, MD

“As a girl...you get a really strong connection with her as a woman role model. She’s also not afraid to be goofy or get up there and have fun with the crowd!”

-Mandy, Student Leader

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With her highly acclaimed new book BeYOUtiful, her high-energy and interactive presentations, her down-to-earth “big sister” speaking style, and her ability to captivate the

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attention of audiences from 20-20,000 while she tackles the real issues facing young women today—it is clear why Julie is one of the most sought after speakers for middle and high school girls conferences, assemblies and young women’s college events around the country.

What young women love…
Young women of all ages relate to Julie’s stories about being bullied in middle and high school.  They appreciate that Julie been all different shapes and sizes—from a tiny 4’5” in high school when she had a growth hormone problem to a curvy size 14+ in college—and are wowed by how Julie uses her experience as an Emmy- Nominated TV celebrity and former Miss Virginia to expose

Girls and young women Appreciate Julie’s candid
and “down-to-earth” presentation style!

media-generated Beauty Myths in order to help young women discover what it means to be truly BeYOUtiful! (Because of the successes of her programs, Julie is often invited to present special “girls-only” breakout or keynote sessions even at national co-ed conferences. Her programs are so popular they often have standing room only.)

Julie is the Ideal Speaker for:

National and Regional

Girls’ Conferences

   National Student Conferences

Faith-Based Girls’ Events &

Young Women’s Events and

Mother-Daughter Events

Father-Daughter Events




What parents love…

Event coordinators and parents alike love that Julie is a much-needed positive role model for young women who lives her messages and is committed to living a healthy lifestyle including being 100% drug-free. They also appreciate her expertise and experience in leadership development and how her life demonstrates the power of positive choices.  Most importantly, they recognize that her programs have a lasting and life-changing impact.

Julie’s Most Popular Girls and Young Women Programs Include:

Whether you are planning an all girls’ conference,
weekend retreat, or mom and daughter event,
Julie will tailor her program specifically
for your event!

BeYOUtiful! ™:
For conference keynotes, special breakouts, seminars or all-girls school assemblies
This fun and interactive program is just for girls and women only!  One of Julie’s most popular programs, it has all the fun of a slumber party while revealing powerful tips and tools to develop self-confidence and a strong self-identity. Julie uses laughter, powerful “behind the scenes” stories from her work in television, on-stage activities and dynamic visual demonstrations to candidly address the issues surrounding body image, media “beauty myths,” dealing with mean girls, setting goals and healthy relationships. This life-changing and laughter-filled program is designed to help girls define real “beYOUty,” build character and make choices for real success in the real world. 

Topics Addressed:
● Body Image ● Media Literacy ● Bullying ● Building Self-Confidence and Character ● Healthy Choices & Relationships ● Goal Setting ● Dealing with Peer-Pressure

Julie’s programs address key issues
girls and young women face today!

Make A Date With Your Future™
For conference keynotes, breakouts, or school assemblies
This powerful presentation focuses on the importance of making healthy choices including the importance of goal setting, resisting peer-pressure, and abstinence from alcohol, sexual activity, and drugs. Not only is the program interactive and fun, but it is also integrates up-to-date facts and research.  Julie’s presentation helps young people understand that despite the media culture that promotes alcohol use, drug use, sexual activity and violence, every student has the right to make healthy and successful choices—the healthiest, happiest and the best way to reach their dreams for their future! (This program is CBAE and A-H compliant.)

Topics Addressed:
● Goal Setting ● Media Literacy ● Drug-Prevention ● Abstinence from Alcohol, Sex & Drugs ● Healthy Dating Relationships ● Building Character ● Dealing with Peer-Pressure

Whether you are planning an all girls’ conference,
weekend retreat, or mom and daughter event,
Julie will tailor her program specifically
for your event!

BeYOUtiful! Moms and Daughters ™:
(For Mother-Daughter Events)

For conference keynotes, breakouts, seminars or all-girls school assemblies
Moms and daughters prepare to laugh, smile, cry and hug their way to a closer and stronger relationship in this powerful presentation on the importance of mother-daughter relationships, open communication and support, developing greater self-confidence and defining real “BeYOUty.” 

Topics Addressed:
● The Mother-Daughter Relationship ● Media Literacy ● Building Self-Confidence ● Healthy Choices & Relationships ● Open Communication ● Being women of integrity

Julie and her dad, Jim, share a
powerful message at
Father-Daughter events

Celebrating Dads and Daughters:
(For Father-Daughter Events)

For conference keynotes, breakouts, or school assemblies
In this dynamic presentation, Julie and her dad, Jim Laipply, help fathers/father figures and daughters celebrate the importance of character, being positive examples and making choices of integrity. Fathers learn how important they are in supporting their daughters’ ability and action in making positive and healthy choices and recognize the great need for being present in their daughters’ lives. Daughters learn about the power of building character and confidence and making choices that reflect their incredible value. 

Topics Addressed:
● The Father-Daughter Relationship ● Dads Matter ● Building Self-Confidence & Character ● Healthy Choices & Relationships ● Open Communication ● Realizing Self-Worth

Girls appreciate that Julie “walks her talk” and
that they have fun in her programs!

Faith Events and Conferences
For conference keynotes, breakouts, or school assemblies
Coordinators of faith events of all sizes especially appreciate that, specifically for faith events, Julie will tailor her programs to bring in personal stories from her walk of faith and present her messages from a biblical perspective.


What are other girls, parents and program coordinators saying about Julie and her programs?

We thought Julie was wonderful! She was down to earth and relevant and hit a lot of hot topics for teens

 -Lynn, Mom, Conference Participant, WI  
My daughter LOVED your presentation! She felt you truly understood her. You are an incredible role model for youth!

-Cheryl Carnwath, Parent of the Year 2000, MD
You showed us how, if you make good choices you can be really successful. I meanyou are this TV star who was called a dork in high school. You make me feel better about myself.

-Emily, 16, Conference Participant, SC
“I am really impressed with you! You are extraordinary!...Thank you for all that you do for young women in the world. You make a difference. The world needs more people like you!”   –

-Jill Sullivan, Parent, Denver, CO (regarding her daughter’s participation in Julie’s self-esteem and confidence-building seminar for girls.)
I really cannot even begin to thank you enough! They were literally hanging on every word! You helped them gain self-confidence and self-respect.

-Anita Renolds, Mom, Mom-Daughter Event, UT

You have allowed me to just open up and not be afraid.

-Denisha, 15, BeYOUtiful Girls’ Retreat, FL  
Julie, thank you for taking time to help us. You helped me realize stuff I was worried about.

- Jera, 12, Healthy Choices for Girls Conference, IN  
You changed my life! I needed to hear what you said today. I realize that I am beautiful and will remember my ABCs—Always Be Confident!

-Sarah, 17, Far Above Rubies  Conference, ND  
“Julie, I heard how well you related with the students in your workshops! Your workshops went over so well with the girls, I wanted to invite you to return!”  

-Peggy Mercer, Conference Manager, Pride Youth International Drug-Prevention Conference, MI (Peggy chose Julie to present her special girls-only breakout sessions at this national student conference.)