Ms. Fowler is currently a Professional Expert for Los Angeles Unified School District. She unapologetically supports public education. Carolyn in conjunction with SLATE-Z (South LA Transportation Empowerment Zone) led the idea for a pilot on free transportation for homeless and foster youth. As a result of the collaboration with the Mayor’s office & LA Metro all LA Unified students can sign up for reduced fare pass and ride the DASH free.
She has provided consulting, training, meeting facilitation, focus groups, speaking and organizational development services to nonprofits, corporations and public sector entities. Carolyn credits her accomplishments to the exceptional learning received as an AT&T Executive. She served five years as the Chief Operating Officer for The Smiley Group, Inc., a communications corporation established in support of human rights and related empowerment issues. Carolyn has produced over 20 large scale events around the country including a national technology summit, health fair and a 2008 presidential forum. Her most recent project was a documentary focused on the urgency of now in educating young Black males and she consults on Special Projects.
As a CADEM party leader she serves as Co-Chair of Credentials and Southern Vice Chair & Boot Camp Chair for the California Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus encouraging more women to seek appointments and run for elected office. Active in her community, she also serves on the CSL, California Senior Legislature which annually proposes legislation in Sacramento for the states seniors. CSL members currently support the Governor’s Master Plan on Aging. Additionally, Carolyn serves on LA County Voting Systems For All People Committee (VSAP), Community Voter Outreach Committee (CVOC), LACDP Election Protection Board Co-Chair and is a founding member of California Election Protection Network. She is serving her fourth elected term as LACDP 62nd Assembly District delegate, and is Past President of New Frontier Democratic Club.
Carolyn has served on several boards and received numerous awards and recognition for her contributions by organizations, elected officials, colleagues and her community. She holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and has also completed the Wharton Global MBA International Certificate program at University of Pennsylvania. She resides in Inglewood, California.