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Carol is an author, publisher, graphic artist and web designer.  As a visionary catalyst and social activist, she envisions many ways of creating positive change in the world and takes the necessary steps to nurture the seed until it manifests into form.  Below is a chronological history of employment, board service and accomplishments, followed by a narrative bio.

EMPLOYMENT & ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

2014 to Present

Designed FreeYourselfFromFear.com
Founding member of and designed logo for Clayton Valley Village
Designed logos for numerous clients
Designed over 300 A Course in Miracles Weekly Thoughts for a subscriber list of 21,000+
Redesigned OpenHeartEnterprises website
Designed a new website for Dr. Ellen Potthoff ellenpotthoffdcnd.com
Created a new line of empowerment products called "ChiActivors"

2013

Designed ACIM Keychains and Charms for Foundation for Inner Peace
Designed 2014 ACIM Love Thoughts Calendars for Foundation for Inner Peace
Designed 54 Weekly Thought Designs for the Foundation for Inner Peace.
    Built the weekly audience to over 17,000 subscribers.
Designed Sweet Adeliane's 2014 Pacific Shores Conference Logo
Designed Home for the Holidays Concert Logo for Diablo Women's Chorale
Designed Rollin' on the River Concert Logo for Diablo Women's Chorale
Designed the Publisher Of ACIM YouTube Channel for Foundation for Inner Peace
Started a new jewelry line: Personal Empowerment Pocket (PEP) Beads
Designed PEP Beads booklet encloseure and postcard.
Created Personal Empowerment Pocket Beads website (PEPBeads.com) and
    EmpowermentBeads Online Store and logo
Created Holiday Video on HolidayGreetings.fromCarol website
Began design on GlobalConferenceOnWomen site for Jean Shinoda Bolen
Began design on new Translators website for the Foundation of Inner Peace

2012

Published Bill Thetford ebook for Foundation for Inner Peace
Designed ACIM Weekly Thought Tiles
Designed ACIM Weekly Thought Keepsake Boxes
Designed 53 Weekly Thought Designs for the Foundation for Inner Peace
    Built the weekly audience to over 9,000 subscribers.
Designed Website, Postcard and booklet enclosure for Cleopatra's Pearls
Designed posters, handouts and booklet for ACIM Translators Gathering
    in Tiburon, CA on Oct. 11-14)
Designed individual Keepsake Ceramic Tiles for each Translator at the Gathering.
Designed and Produced Family Cookbook for Judy Whitson (on Bookemon)
Designed "Moisturize for Peace" Label for Danette Barrett
Designed Facebook page for the Diablo Women's Chorale.
Designed new Logo and Product label for Kiya Cote
Redesigned and Launched new ACIM.org website (June)
Designed Diablo Women's Chorale Concert Logo, Flyer and CD Cover (Stars)
Designed new Logo for Diablo Women's Chorale and Redesigned website to match logo
Authored and Published my second book in my "How Do I" series:
    How Do I Create Peace Within Myself and in the World

Prior to 2012

2011 (September): Authored and Published How Do I Love Myself Kindle eBook
2011 Opened the Open Heart CafePress Online Store
2011 Signpost Associates, Web & Technology Consultants
2010-present: ACIM Weekly Thought Designer for the Foundation for Inner Peace
2009-present: Author: Personal Empowerment Card Deck and
     Simple Healing Tools on the Path to Personal Empowerment & Inner Peace
2008-present: Personal Empowerment Mentor/Consultant
2007-2009: Editor/Producer of Emerging Paradigm Online Radio Show
2004-2009: Founding Partner in 2idi Corporation (transferred in 2009 to 1id.com)
2003-present: Free Yourself from Fear mentor and process facilitator
2001-2009:  Owner: Collage Keepsakes Design Company
2006-2008: Co-Founder & Co-Director Circle Connections, Inc.
2000-2004: Executive Director of Women of Vision and Action
1998-present: Partner, CustomDynamic.net Web Development Company
1996-present:  Partner, Open Heart Press Publishing Company
1993-present: Personal Empowerment Mentor
1993-present: Workshop facilitator and motivational speaker
1993-1996: Co-Founder/Co-Director, Reunion Center, Pleasant Hill, CA
1993-1996: Publisher/Editor of The Beacon, Reunion Center's printed 40-page
    Quarterly Newsletter with a distribution of 5000 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
1994-1996: Founder/Manager Reunion Center Feng Shui Arts Store
1988-present: Graphic Artist & Designer
1987: Founding member of the Diablo Mac User Group (DVMUG)
1987-present: Macintosh/Web Consultant and Trainer
1989-1993: Office Manager/MIS for an Environmental Engineering Firm in Walnut Creek, CA
1985-1989: Training Coordinator for Bank of America, Pleasant Hill, CA
1983-1985: Secretarial Pool Coordinator and Computer Trainer, Dept. of Social Services, Kenosha, WI
1982-1985: Copy Editor for college students, university professors, and published authors.
1981-1983: Administrative Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
1979-1981: Legal Secretary, Kenosha, WI
1977-1979: Instructor: Natural Foods Cooking, Gateway Technical Institute, Kenosha, WI

BOARD AND COMMITTEE SERVICE

5th World Conference on Women (5WCW) Advisory Circle (2009-present)
RedWeb Foundation (Advisory Board, 2008-present)
Valentine Peace Project (Advisory Board, 2006-present)
5th Women's World Conference (Core Team Member and Advisory Board 2004-present)
2idi Corporation (Founding Board Member: 2004-2009)
Living Directory Trust Network (Founding Board Member: 2004-present)
Circle Connections (Co-Founder & Co-Director, 2005-2008, Advisory Board 2008-present)
Health Medicine Forum (Logo designer, Founding Board Member: 1995-96 & 2004-05, Advisory Board: 2005-06)
Athena Wisdom Exchange Mentoring Project (Steering Committee 2003-2004)
Women of Vision and Action (Board Member: 1999-2000, Executive Director: 2000-04)
We the World Advisory Board (2001-04)
Gather the Women Core Council (2001-04)
Barbara Marx Hubbard Guiding Circle of Evolutionary Circles (1994-95)
Diablo Valley Mac User Group (Founding Board Member 1987-1989, current member)
Park Plaza Home Owners Association (Board Member 1985-1988)
Chiwaukee Prairie Food Co-op (Founding Board Member 1976-1985)

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

Graphic Artist/Designer, Web Developer/Designer, publisher, author, editor, Jewelry Designer, Amateur Photographer, Online Audio Editor & Producer, Forms Designer, Workshop Facilitator, Motivational Speaker, Macintosh Consultant/Trainer,Free Yourself from Fear process facilitator, mentor, Reiki Master-Teacher. Project Management, Event Planner,

ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WOVA:
Initiated the Gather the Women Movement (2001)
Designed and Developed the WOVA and Gather the Women Websites (2000-2004)
Implemented the WOVA Online Directory (2001)
Initiated the Feminine Face of Leadership Conference (2002)
Initiated the Athena Wisdom Exchange Mentoring Project (2003)

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Designed the Empowerment Jewelry website and online store (2013)
Designed Field of Dreams Park website (2013)
Designed the new Diablo Women's Chorale Website, Online Store and Logo (2012)
Designed the Open Heart Press CafePress Online Store (2011)
Designed and Developed the LynnBieber.com website (2011)
Designed and Developed the EmpowermentJewelry.com website (2011)
Designed and Developed the JudyRanieri.com Website (2011)
Designed and Developed the DiabloWomensChorale website (2010)
Designed and Developed the ACIM-Archives.org for the Foundation for Inner Peace (2009)
Authored and Published Simple Healing Tools on the Path to Personal Empowerment and Inner Peace (2009)
Designed and developed the SimpleHealingTools.com website (2009)
Designed and developed the PersonalEmpowermentPath.com website (2009)
Redesigned the MaryMagdaleneWithin.com website (2009)
Designed & developed the new 5WCW.org website (2009)
Designed & developed the EllenPotthoff.com website (2008)
Designed & developed a new ACIM.org site and new ACIM Online Store for the Foundation for Inner Peace (2008)
Designed and developed the HolidayGreetings.fromCarol.com website (2007)
Designed and developed the WilliamWhitson.com site (2007)
Produced the Jean Bolen CD: Urgent Message from Mother (2007)
Completely redesigned and redeveloped the 5WWC.org site (2007)
Designed "The Power of Circle Is With Us" Jewelry line for Circle Connections (2007)
Designed and developed the Jean Shinoda Bolen website (2007)
Designed and developed the Notebook Project site (2007)
Designed and developed the DreamTime Radio Emerging Paradigm online radio show & website for John English (2007)
Contracted to maintain and expand the OfferingsPublications.com website (2007)
Designed and developed the Richard Carlson Memorial site (Dec. 2006)
Designed and developed the MamaNaDada.org website (2006)
Designed and developed DreamTimeOnline website and logo (2006)
Redesigned the Millionth Circle website (2006)
Co-founded Circle Connections (2005) and designed the logo and first website (2006)
Designed the Quick and Handy website (2006)
Published the Lighten Up CD (2006)
Designed the Looking Within website (2005)
Designed the Chiropractic Healing Arts logo and website (2005)
Designed the RedWeb Foundation website (2005)
Co-founder of the Centrust Paradigm and Designer/Developer of the Centrust Paradigm website (2004)
Co-founded 2idi Corporation (2004)
Designed and Developed the 5WWC Website and serve on the steering committee (2004)
Co-founded CustomDynamic.net web development company (2002)
Founded CollageKeepsakes Specialty Design Company (2001)
Authored and Published the Lighten Up Inspirations Workbook and Journal (1999)
Authored and Published the Free Yourself from Fear Booklet booklet (1998)
Published Free Yourself from Fear Audio Tape (1998)
Co-Developed the Free Yourself from Fear process (1997)
Published Web Without a Weaver: How the Internet is Shaping Our Future by Victor Grey (1997)
Published the I Love Myself Audio Tape (1997)
Initiated the Only Love Prevails World Peace Experiment (1997)
Co-Founded Open Heart Press (1996)
Published the Lighten Up Audio Tape (1995) (currently available as a CD)
Developed the Lighten Up Process of Self-Healing (1993)

HOBBIES:

Photography
Collage Design
Beading
Reading and Writing (but not arithmetic :)

NARRATIVE BIO:

Prior to leaving the corporate world, Carol held a variety of jobs that helped her become an accomplished graphic artist, forms designer and skilled in many Macintosh programs.  In 1993 she quit her job with an engineering firm and co-founded an alternative healing center in Pleasant Hill, CA serving as one of its two coordinators for 3 years. During that time she also developed her Lighten Up workshop, became a Reiki Master-Teacher, was the founding publisher of the Center's 40-page quarterly newsletter (The Beacon) that built a distribution of 5000 in the San Francisco Bay Area, and founded and managed the Center's Feng Shui Arts Store. In addition, she supported herself through her graphic design and Macintosh consulting businesses.

In 1995 she and Victor Grey formed Open Heart Press and published their first audio tape, Open Your Heart and Lighten Up.  In the summer of 1996 she and Victor embarked on an 8 week cross-country Lighten Up tour presenting workshops in 20 states from California to Connecticut.  Upon returning, Carol decided to leave Reunion Center and devote her energies to building their publishing company and their Macintosh consulting business as well as developing their workshop tours.  For the next several years, their tours took them to over 100 cities in Texas, Florida, the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest, the East Coast, the Southwest and Canada.  Open Heart Press soon published I Love Myself tape for children, Victor's book, Web Without a Weaver: How the Internet is Shaping Our Future, their Free Yourself from Fear booklet and audio tape (now only available as a CD), and the Lighten Up Inspirations Workbook and Journal (now out of print).

In 1997 Carol and Victor initiated the World Peace Experiment, a Hundredth Monkey approach to achieving World Peace through a shift in consciousness.  The idea came to them during one of their daily Course in Miracles meditations. 

In October of 1999 she agreed to serve on the Board of Women of Vision and Action and in March of 2000 she accepted the position of Executive Director serving in that position until March of 2004.  During that time she initiated WOVA's Online Living Directory (2001), the Feminine Face of Leadership Event in 2002, the Gather the Women global events in 2003, the Gather the Women Online Forums (2003) the Athena Wisdom Exchange (AWE) collaborative mentoring program in 2004. As part of her commitment to WOVA and the empowerment of women she also developed and designed the following websites: WOVA, Gather the Women, and two websites devoted to creating a grassroots movement for a 5th World Conference on Women:  5WWC.org and 5WCW.org.

In March of 2004 she agreed to serve as the Online Technology Director of the Health Medicine Forum and designed and developed their original website. In April of 2004 she became part of a team starting a new political movement, the Centrust Paradigm designing and developing their website. The site was shut down in May 2009 as it had accomplished its goals with the election of Barack Obama.  In September of 2004 with her husband Victor and two other partners, she co-founded 2idi Corporation, the Internet's first i-broker which was transferred to 1id in 2009. Also in 2004 Carol agreed to serve on a core team of women to promote a 5th Women's World Conference and developed a website for that purpose (5WWC.org) and a 5WWC Living Directory group that she administers. In 2009 she agreed to develop a sister site that furthered the goals of a 5th World Conference on Women (5WCW.org). She also was contracted to design and develop a new site for author Richard Carlson (dontsweat.com) that she maintained until his death in 2006. In 2005 Carol produced a Lighten Up CD, co-founded Circle Connections, and developed several new websites including the RedWeb Foundation site, Chiropractic Healing Arts site for Dr. Susan Marsters, and the Looking Within site for artist Peter Sanderson.  In 2006 Carol designed and developed several new websites and logos for various organizations including Global Fund for Healing, MamaNaDada, The Millionth Circle, and DreamTimeOnline.com, an online radio show that produced shows for two years. In December of 2006, in response to the untimely death of Richard Carlson on December 13, 2006, Carol designed and developed the Richard Carlson Memorial site as a tribute to this beautiful man.   In 2007 she was contracted to maintain and expand the OfferingsPublications.com website, developed the Open Heart Press Online Store, hired as editor of the Emerging Paradigm Radio Show, designed and developed the JeanBolen.com site, produced the Jean Bolen Urgent Message from Mother CD, was contracted to design and develop the WilliamWhitson.com site.

In 2008 she was contracted by the Foundation for Inner Peace to redesign the ACIM.org site and the new ACIM online store.  That year she also designed and developed the NotebookProject.com site, was contracted by Ann McGill to design the cover and book interior for Miracles Made Easy as well as a series of symbols and logos, and designed & developed the EllenPotthoff.com site. In 2009 Carol worked with Jean Shinoda Bolen to design a new website (5WCW.org) to move forward the idea of a United Nations sponsored 5th World Conference on Women. She was also contracted to redesign the MaryMagdaleneWithin.com website. In 2009 she published Simple Healing Tools on the Path to Personal Empowerment and Inner Peace and designed the SimpleHealingTools.com website as a companion to the book.  She also designed and developed her Personal Empowerment Path website to promote her Empowerment Mentoring services.  On Nov. 11, 2009 Carol and Victor launched the ACIM-Archives.org site that had been in development with the Foundation for Inner Peace for almost two years.  In 2010 Carol produced her Personal Empowerment Deck as a companion to her Simple Healing Tools book.  She also designed a website for the Diablo Women's Chorale.  In 2011 she developed the JudyRanieri.com website, the EmpowermentJewelry.com website and the LynnBieber.com website. She also opened the Open Heart CafePress Online store with hundreds of products featuring her ACIM Weekly Thought Designs as well as World Peace Experiment and Personal Empowerment designs.

Carol has four adult children: two daughters, a son, and a step-daughter, who since 1999 have collectively have graced her with 11 grandchildren (two granddaughters, and nine grandsons).  She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Victor Grey.