Caryl R. Lucas is a motivational speaker, author and certified life coach from New Jersey. She is the President/CEO of Coach On Call, LLC, an empowerment company that produces women’s reinvention seminars, youth leadership and bully prevention assemblies at schools and colleges.
Her areas of expertise are Professional and Personal Development, Communications, Public Speaking, Strategic Outreach & Marketing and Self-Publishing. She is a former news reporter at The Star-Ledger, New Jersey’s largest newspaper. She specializes in women’s issues, overcoming adversities, building self-esteem and youth empowerment.
Caryl is a gifted public speaker and orator who graduated from New Jersey’s Upsala College where she earned a degree in English and minored in Journalism and Theater. She is a graduate of Landmark Inc., an international leadership training and life coaching program and a recent graduate of the Entrepreneurial Pioneers Initiative, a program of the Rutgers University Business School. Caryl is co-author of Fearless: A Bold Approach to Reinventing Your Life and author of Aunt Sarah’s Recipes for Spirit-Filled Life and Unstoppable Girls Gratitude Journal.
Caryl’s speaking topics include: Reality TV Bullies vs. Reality,” “Living Fearless and Reinventing Your Life in Today’s Recession,” “Black Beauty and Natural Hair,” “Love Yourself-The Self-Esteem Boot Camp.” She is well-known for her high-energy and standing room only bully prevention assemblies and women’s events. Caryl also hosts panel discussions examining how today’s media images have a negative impact on African-American women and girls’ self-esteem.
A former journalist at The Star-Ledger newspaper in New Jersey, Caryl’s freelance stories have been featured in Essence, InStyle, Today’s Black Women and Hype Hair magazines. She has appeared as a news contributor to News 12-New Jersey, WBG0 News-88.3 FM, MTV and WABC News.
Ms. Lucas is co-author of Fearless: A Bold Approach to Reinventing Your Life and author of Aunt Sarah’s Recipes for Spirit-Filled Life.
Caryl Lucas travels nationally and is available for colleges, high schools, women’s conferences, retreats and churches. She is available for Women’s History Month presentations, Commencement Addresses, Youth Leadership worshops. Her topics include: “Living Fearlessly,” “How To Create Your New Reality,” “Overcoming Adversity and “Communicate With Power.”